James Roland Gunter

June 28, 1937 - October 10, 2021

James Roland Gunter, 84, of Lumberton, died Sunday, October 10, 2021.  He was born on June 28, 1937, in Bastrop, Louisiana, to Helen Bramlett Gunter and Brian Gunter.

Survivors include his daughter, Kai Whitmire; grandchildren, Kristen Whitmire and her fiancé, Jonah Fuerstenberg, of Groves; Kaitlin Nichole Huckeba and her husband, Dylan, of Woodville; and Kari Whitmire and her fiancé, Tyler Whiteside, of Silsbee; and great-granddaughter, Adelynn Bell Huckeba.  He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Carolyn Gunter; son, Jeff Gunter; daughter-in-law, Barbara Gunter; grandsons, Jacob and Matthew Gunter; son-in-law, Crockett Wayne Whitmire; brother, Joseph William Gunter; and sister, Betty Lou Bumgarner.

A gathering of Mr. Gunter’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.  His funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 15, 2021, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at Morse Cemetery, Buna.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Silsbee
  • 490, Cemetery Road, Silsbee, Texas, 77656,
  • October 14, 2021
  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Silsbee
  • 490, Cemetery Road, Silsbee, Texas, 77656,
  • October 15, 2021
  • 2:00 pm


Morse Cemetery
  • , , Buna, TX, 77612,
  • October 15, 2021

Comments (4)

    Jerry Taucer says:

    Jim and I worked together both as bankers. He was a good friend and I enjoyed his visits in my home. Peace be with you my friend

    Carol Sieu Burke says:

    Mr. Jim was a wonderful man. He loved his God, his wife, his kids, and family. He always was smiling no matter what. He will be greatly missed. But most of all I was privileged to know him. I loved him and Mrs. Carolyn dearly. Mr. Jim tell my dad hello for me.

    Jeanna Stafford says:

    Mr. Gunter was a wonderful, kind, Christian man, that loved The LORD, his church and church family. He was always smiling and a joy to be around!!!!! He cherished his family and it showed . I will always be thankful for his, and all his family and the friendships we have.He will be missed in

    Barbara & Tom Leicht Leicht says:

    Jimmy and I spent many “Bankers” “Meetings” He was a good friend and man. May His Soul Rest in Peace.

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