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William Allen Gunningham

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William Allen Gunningham Obituary
Gunningham, William Allen age 82, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of Beaverton, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the Woodland Hospice House in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral Services for Bill will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Saturday, July 7, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Tony Reynolds officiating. A Luncheon will immediately follow in the Reflections Reception Center. Interment will follow in the Arthur Township Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, July 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. Visitation will continue the day of the service from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to Woodland Hospice or Big Brothers Big Sisters. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel. Bill was born on July 26, 1935, in Roseville, MI, the son of Charles and Ellen (Martin) Gunningham. Bill was a great athlete, receiving "All State" in 3 sports during high school. He married Joan Wittebols on May 11, 1957, in Roseville. Bill worked as a lineman for Michigan Bell for many years. He loved watching his children and grandchildren's sporting events. He enjoyed spending time with his family, telling stories. Bill is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joan Gunningham; children, Ann (Ron) Croskey of Clare, Mary (Jeff) Cameron of Ann Arbor, Terri (Dan) Methner of Mt. Pleasant, William Gunningham of Beaverton, Russell Gunningham of Moorhead, MN, and Melissa (Martin) Gunther of Bay City; 9 grandchildren, Ryan, Jenna, Lauren, Caitlin, Lexie, Joe, Amanda (J), Justin, and Dylan; 4 great-grandchildren, Dayton, Lukas, Payton, and Kendal; brother, Bob Gunningham of Oscoda; and sister-in-law, Jean Gunningham of Mt. Clemens. Bill was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Richard (Frieda) Gunningham and Jim Gunningham; and sister-in-law, Joanne Gunningham. You may view Bill's obituary online and send a condolence to the family, light a memorial candle, or place a memorial donation at www.clarkfuneralchapel.com
Published in Morning Sun on July 3, 2018
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