Collier-Butler Funeral Home

824 Rainbow Drive, Gadsden, AL


J. D. Gunter

August 30, 1930November 30, 2019

J.D. Gunter, age 89, died Saturday, November 30, 2019 at his home on Weiss Lake – Cedar Bluff, AL. Services will be at Collier Butler Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 3 on Rainbow Drive, Gadsden, AL. Visitation will be from 11:00-1:00, with service at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Altoona -Walnut Grove cemetery. He was born in Altoona, Alabama. Early childhood school at Oak Park School, Alabama City. Grades 3-12 at Altoona, Alabama. He was a Korean War veteran. After graduating from Jacksonville State University, he spent 34 years with Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Gadsden, AL, Freeport, IL and retired from the Union City, TN Goodyear Plant as Production Control Manager. He was an avid bird hunter and fisherman and LOVED the Tenn. River. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Eloise Cone Gunter, Sons Steve and Michael Gunter, daughter Julie Gunter Malone (Mick) and Grandchildren Jared Gunter (April), Lindsey Gunter Gravitt (Adam) Mollie & William Malone and 4 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Dewey and Pearl Gunter. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.collier-butler.com for the Gunter family.


  • Visitation Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, December 3, 2019


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Elaine Burress Thompson

December 2, 2019

Mr. Gunter was always patient with our late night sleepovers and water skiing at the lake. He was a wonderful father and friend to many. Much love and prayer to all of the family.

Kristi Townes

December 2, 2019

So sorry to hear about the passing of your Mr. Gunter. Lots of good Exchange Street memories of him.Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.