Ben Gunter, 73, Jasper

Ben Gunter, 73, of Jasper, died Friday, March 22, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Winter Haven, Florida, December 24, 1945, to James and Mary (Cowart) Gunter.

Ben was a U.S. Army veteran. He retired as an I.T. manager from the Greater Jasper School Corporation. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper.

He is survived by one daughter, Stephanie Lang, Winter Haven, Florida; two sons, John Gunter and wife Holly, Lake Alfred, Florida, and Corey Gunter and fiancé Luisa Alava, Newark, Delaware; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister; and one brother.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister.

There will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Church with burial following at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to Holy Family Church. Online condolences can be shared at

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