Charles W. Gunn

April 19, 1935 ~ August 15, 2020 (age 85)


Charles W. Gunn, age 85, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 10:25 a.m. on Saturday, August 15, 2020, at Linda E. White Hospice House.

Charles was born April 19, 1935, in Paducah, KY, to Jasper W. and Pinky F. (Brothers) Gunn. He graduated from Northville High School in 1953. Charles met the love of his life, Patricia (Moore) Gunn and was married on February 22, 1958. He was employed at Arkla Industries for 26 years and later worked at Sterling Boiler and Mechanical, where he retired after 16 years. Charles served in the Army and was a retired veteran. He was also a Deacon at North East Park Baptist Church where he was a faithful member. Charles enjoyed spending his time with his family, watching UK Basketball, going to grandkids sporting events, and reading the Bible.

Charles is survived by his wife, Patricia (Moore) Gunn; son, Roger Gunn; daughters, Tammy Sutton, Kristi Jones; sister, Shirley Clayton (Billy); brother, John Gunn (Jo); grandchildren, Erika Sutton, Chelsea Sutton, Chris Sutton.

Charles is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Naomi Martin and Leona Crunk.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Pastor Steve Taylor officiating. A Live Stream will be available beginning twenty minutes prior to the service time. Please visit Boone Funeral Home’s Facebook page and click on the link provided. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery. 

Friends may visit from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday, August 17, 2020, at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.

The family would like to offer a special thanks to Linda E. White Hospice Center and for providing comfort for Charles and his family.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: North East Park Baptist Church at 1215 N Boeke Rd, Evansville, IN 47711 and Linda E. White Hospice House at 611 Harriet Street, Evansville, IN 47710.

Arrangements are being handled by BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN.

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August 17, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Boone Funeral Home
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715

Funeral Service
August 18, 2020

10:00 AM
Boone Funeral Home
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715

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