John A. Gunter, 57, of Orange died Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Harbor Hospital in Beaumont.

A native of Beaumont, John was a longtime resident of Orange, and was a self-employed carpenter. John served his country in the United States Navy.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Tanner Cemetery in Burkeville under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, at Memorial Funeral Home.

John was preceded in death by his wife Brenda Gunter; parents Kirby and Kathryn Gunter.

John is survived by his son Jeremiah Gunter of Orange; daughters Crystal Gunter of Houston, and Jessica Williams of Kountze; brother Boyd Gunter of Lumberton; sisters Bonnie Chase of Vidor, and Glenda Lindow of Beaumont, and eight grandchildren.