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Roger ‘David’ Gunstanson of Ringgold


Roger “David” Gunstanson, 60, of Ringgold, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

David Gunstanson

David Gunstanson

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 17 at the First Baptist Church of Henrietta with Rev. Larry Miller, pastor of the Henrietta Cowboy Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Ringgold Cemetery under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Henrietta.

Mr. Gunstanson was born on June 12, 1953 in Kaufman County to Arnold Andrew and Jewel (Mitchell) Gunstanson. He married Sheryl Willson on June 28, 2008 in Byers. Mr. Gunstanson was employed by U.R.S. Flint Energy. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for more than 40 years. He was a member of the Henrietta Cowboy Church and was the mayor of Ringgold.

Mr. Gunstanson is preceded in death by his parents; his former wife Marlene Gunstanson; and two brothers, Herbert and Joe Gunstanson.

Survivors include his wife, Sheryl Gunstanson of Ringgold; three daughters, Tracy Crew and husband David of Denton, Jenny Frederick and husband Larry of Henrietta, and Ashley Morrow and husband Dustin of Springtown; one son, David Andrew Gunstanson and wife Jamie of Azle; two brothers, Arnold Gunstanson and wife Ruby of Athens, and Rev. Harold Gunstanson and wife Martha of Princeton; three sisters, Juanita McGahan and husband James of Princeton, Coquese Brode and husband Gene of Glen Rose, and Nelda Maxwell and husband Fred of Palestine; and six grandchildren.

Memorials can be made to Hunters Heroes, via www.giveforward.com.

The family will be at Davis Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Friday.


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