Roger Lee Gunn, Sr.

Published 11:12 am Friday, March 22, 2019

Roger Lee Gunn, Sr., age 80, went to be with the Lord on March 8, 2019. He was born on December 21, 1938, in New York, New York.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 12 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Moss Service Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life service will be on Wednesday, March 13 at St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church, Cullman, AL. He will Lie-in-State from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Rev. Bob Kurtz and Rev. John Richter will officiate. Burial will follow in Nectar Cemetery, Nectar, AL.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Jesse and Pearl Gunn; son-in-law, Fred Chouinard; father-in-law, Phillip Hill and brother-in-law, Wayne Hill

He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Hill Gunn; children: Dr. Jackie Gunn, Miami, FL., Roger Lee Gunn, Jr., Thorsby, AL. and Adam Lee Gunn, Cullman, AL.; grandchildren: Cameron Gunn (Jessica), Taylor Gunn, Madison Gunn (Finance’ Trent Smitherman); great grandchild, Kambree Dean Smitherman; mother-in-law, Lorene Hill; sister-in-law, LaDonna Hill; nephew, Brad Hill (Stephanie); great nephew, Trevor Montoya and other family and friends.

Mr. Gunn was a graduate of Jemison High School, Jemison, AL. and the University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL. He was director of Radiology at several hospitals. He was the third person in the United States to be registered in Nuclear Medicine Technology. He was a member of The Nuclear Medicine Technology Board, The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. He belonged to the Cullman Masonic Lodge, Eastern Star, Birmingham Football Officials Associations, and was on the board of Directors and Vice President of Terri Pines C.C. In 1974 he was voted Man of the Year. The award was given for a genuine desire to help others. Mr. Gunn enjoyed playing golf, boating for many years, and cheering for the Alabama Crimson Tide.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to Ministry to Children, P.O. Box 100 Cullman, AL. 35056

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