Donnie Ray Tunnell, Sr, 58 of Kingsport passed away at James H. Quillen Medical Center, Mountain Home, Johnson City, Washington Co TN, following a battle with cancer.
He was a lifelong resident of Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Donnie was preceded in death by his parents, Luther H. Tunnell and Ina B. Underhill Tunnell and his twin sister, Connie Fay Egan.
Survivors include his son, Donnie Ray Tunnell, Jr, and brother, Gene H. Tunnell all of Kingsport, TN.
Visiting will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, 520 Watauga Street, Kingsport.
Military Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2008 at East Lawn Memorial park, Kingsport, conducted by the American Legion Hammond Post #3, Gate City Post #265 and the Tennessee National Guard, Joe W. Byrd, Chaplain.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, C/O Wanda Grills, 1217 Radcliff Avenue, Kingsport, TN 37664 or to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Carter-Trent Funeral Home is serving the Tunnell family