Fallen Hero: LTC George H. Gunter (Ret)


Funeral Home

Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home

Hattiesburg, MS




Memorial Services will be held at a later date.


Honoring a Fallen Hero, Who Served Within the Mississippi National Guard.  “Fallen, Yet Not Forgotten”

In recognition of our proud American tradition of honorable service which our military men and women have given to their country and our State, we honor a Fallen Hero. Our nation, our state, and the National Guard Association of MS (NGAMS) regard the memorializing of its retired military deceased as an honorable and sacred obligation.

Another great Soldier and Fallen Hero has been released from duty, passed from our ranks on May 29, 2023, and has moved on to his heavenly home.  LTC George H. Gunter (Ret), age 80, who had served as a member of the MS Army National Guard as a JAG officer within the Installation Support Unit (ISU), has departed and gone to a better place with our good Lord.

It takes a special person to serve within the military for their country, giving up their family time, comfort, and safety for their country, ultimately for all Americans to enjoy their freedoms, safety, and way of life. We now applaud you for your service to our country. A special message from General Douglas McArthur remains applicable today for our servicemen that have passed: “Old Soldiers never die; they just fade away”.

Rest in Peace Soldier. We applaud your patriotism and brave efforts in serving our country and your family for their support of your service. We thank you for your service. Without your efforts and your families’ support, our country would not stand so boldly, shine so bright and live so free.

You now have earned a rest, so go fly with the Angels, go rest high on that mountain; your work on earth is done. Go to heaven a-shoutin’ Love for the Father and the Son.

Another great Soldier has gone home, “Fallen, Yet Not Forgotten, Soldier for Life”.

Obituary, visitation, and service details:

Memorial Services will be held at a later date for Mr. George H. Gunter, 80, of Petal, MS who died Monday, May 29, 2023.

Inurnment will be in the Episcopal Church of the Ascension Columbarium.

Mr. Gunter was a retired Attorney and member of the Episcopal faith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra G. Gunter.

He is survived by one niece, Kristen Michael of Baldwyn, MS; two nephews, Kerry Michael of Booneville, MS and Heath Strickland of Guntown, MS, and one sister-in-law, Mary Lee Michael of Baldwyn, MS.