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John Edward Tunstall

Washington, North Carolina

Apr 20, 1932 – Nov 9, 2019 (Age 87)


April 20, 1932
November 9, 2019
Washington, North Carolina
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Paul Funeral Home - Washington - Washington Obituary

    Mr. John Edward Tunstall, age 87, of Washington, N.C., died Saturday, November 9, 2019 at his home surrounded by family and friends.

    Mr. Tunstall is survived by his wife of 65 years, Anne Williamson Tunstall; his son Kevin (wife, Becky); daughter Kimberly (husband, Bryan); grandson Brad (wife, Meg); granddaughter Stephanie (wife, Leigh); great grandsons John Thomas and Porter all of Richmond VA.  Also surviving are his sister Jean Elizabeth of Richmond, VA; brother Thomas Adams (wife, Patricia) of Ayden, N.C. and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Tunstall was preceded in death by his sister, Alice Preston Harms.

     A Celebration of Life will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 PM Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Blind Center, 221 N. Harvey Street, Washington, N.C.  27889.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to The Blind Center, P.O. Box 491, Washington, N.C.  27889 or charity of one’s choice.

     The family wishes to express their deep appreciation for the many acts of kindness shown by family, friends, neighbors and medical staff throughout John’s illness.

     Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Tunstall family.

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In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

To the memory of John Edward Tunstall...
"Uncle Honky" to some, "Sonny" to others, and "Brother" to yet another. Uncle Honky to me, was very witty! He was the one that all the cousins couldn't wait to arrive. He had a way with words and wit that was intriguing and enjoyable to be around. He didn't miss a trick either! Even though he would pretend he did sometimes. I will miss him, but not forget him. I have some of his unique qualities for which I am ever...

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John was a wonderful neighbor. I will always remember the times when we stopped to chat as we were both walking our dogs. He kept me in the loop about what was new in the neighborhood. I will miss him!

Time spent with John was always filled with good banter and lots of laughs, we will cherish those memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Anne, may God wrap you in His loving arms and comfort you during the coming weeks and months.

I had the pleasure of knowing John for the past years as members of the Down East Seniors. He was a funny, and happy soul who I enjoyed knowing, and I will miss him.

Anne our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this time

John has left this life, but his footprints will always be present in the lives of his family and friends. We will miss John always stopping and saying hello as he walked his dog through the neighborhood. Our thoughts, prayers, and love go out to Anne and his family.

A fine friend who was admired by all who knew him.