OBITUARY

Donald "Donny" Truett Tunnell

April 11, 1950February 17, 2021
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A funeral service will be held for Donald “Donny” Truett Tunnell, 70, of Canton at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Eubank Funeral Home, Bro. Billy Smith and Bro. Jay Barnes officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Donny passed away peacefully at home on February 17, 2021. He was born on April 11, 1950 to Edwin and Wyndolyn Tunnell in Grand Saline, Texas.

Donny grew up in the Van Zandt County area. He graduated from Grand Saline High School, class of 1970. On July 3, 1975, he married the love of his life, Teresa Morgan. They had 45 wonderful years together and raised three children, Shane, Tiffany, and Morgan. Donny was affectionately known as “Pappaw'' to his eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was a rancher and enjoyed anything outdoors; fishing, skiing, and gardening. On any given day he would be hauling hay and tending to his cows. He most enjoyed his tractors, even collecting miniature tractors and collecting pocket knives. He loved his dogs but his pride and joy was his family. Donny will be dearly missed by all that knew him. He is preceded in death by his mother, Wyndolyn Tunnell; grandparents, Dee Roy and Lillie Tunnell and Joseph and Gladys Reid.

Donny is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Teresa Morgan Tunnell of Canton, Texas; sons, Shane Tunnell and wife, Tiffany of Canton, Texas, and Morgan Tunnell of Canton, Texas; daughter, Tiffany Corry and husband, Mike of Grand Saline, Texas; grandchildren, Kelsey and husband Cody, Mikayla, Christopher, Caden, Piper, Johnny, Kiah, and Reagan; great grandchildren, Brooks and Lemon; his father, Edwin Tunnell of Grand Saline, Texas; brother, Eddie Tunnell of Grand Saline, Texas; sister, Kathy Sayers and husband, Don of Grand Saline, Texas.

Interment will be at Oakland Cemetery of Van Zandt County, Texas.

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

  • Burial

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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