Services: Have been held.
Harry L. Gunn, 74, of Portales, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at his home.
He was born on July 22, 1929, in Caddo, Texas, to Wayne and Orleena Gunn.
He graduated from Texas Tech University in 1951 with a degree in petroleum geology. He worked as an independent consulting petroleum geologist in the Carlsbad/Artesia area from 1951-55. He married his wife Sandra on June 24, 1988, in Roswell. They resided in Artesia until 1992, then moved to Portales. He was an environmental scientist with the state environment department’s USTB division, retiring in 1999. He was a member of Alpha Phi Omega and the Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists. He was an Eagle Scout and remained involved in the Boy Scouts for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Will Gunn of Odessa, Texas; a daughter; Lori Gunn of Midland, Texas; and a step-son, Gary Johnson of Carlsbad.
He is survived by his wife; an ex-wife, Peggy Gunn of Midland, Texas; three sons, Kellan Gunn of Midland, Russell Gunn (and wife, Deborah) of Spartanburg, S.C., and Anthony Gunn (Cindy) of Allen, Texas; two daughters, Rebecca Tidwell of Portales and Lynda Silver of Kaufmann, Texas; a sister, Martha Buckley of Fort Worth, Texas; a sister-in-law, Frances Gunn of Odessa, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Radford Lane will officiate the services.