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Obituary of Jim Gunn

Jim L. Gunn, 54, the son of Robert L. Gunn and Shirley (Smith) Gunn, was born on August 31, 1958 at Ventura, California and passed away on October 7, 2012 at Republic, KS at the age of 54 years, 1 month, and 6 days.
Jim moved with his family at an early age to Republic, KS where he grew up and attended school, later graduating from Belleville High School. He then attended Kansas Wesleyan University at Salina, KS.
Jim worked in over the road trucking for a number of years. He later was involved in farming, assisting with the family farm operation. Jim then accepted employment with Evert Construction of Abilene, KS, where he was employed at the time of his death.
Jim was a member of the United Methodist Church of Republic, KS.
He is survived by his parents: Robert and Shirley Gunn of Republic, KS;
One sister: Belinda (Jake) Myers of Wichita, KS; nephews: Jason (Melissa) Spitler of Topeka, KS, Clinton (Whitney) Spitler of Falun, KS; great nieces and nephews:
Nevaeh and Trista Spitler of Falun, KS and Cole, Hudson, and Luke Spitler of Topeka, KS; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, October 11, 2012 at the
United Methodist Church, Republic, KS with Pastor Roger Walls, officiating.
Cremation will follow the services and family inurnment will be held at a later date.
Visitation will be from 9AM until 9PM on Wednesday at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to the Republic United Methodist Church or the
Ray Hobson Library.
Online condolences and information at
Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Belleville, KS is in charge of the arrangements.


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