William Lunsford Jr., son of the late William Lunsford Sr, and Cara Jordan Lunsford was born on June 29, 1935 in Powe and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff at the age of 73.
Mr. Lunsford was a former employee with Arvin Meritor, Wallace and Owens Countrymart, Town and County Super Market in Dexter, and was a Dexter resident.
He was united in marriage to Bonnie Miller on September 14, 1996 in Bloomfield. Mrs. Lunsford survives ofthe home in Dexter.
Beside his wife, survivors include one son, Randy Lunsford of St. Charles, Ill.; by one daughter, Marlyn West of St. Charles, Ill.; four stepsons, Curtis Taylor, Jeff Taylor, Kevin Taylor, and Scott Haney all of Ill.; three step-daughters, Sheri Delacruz of Fla., Becky Clayton of Ill., and Ashley Reed of Missouri; by one sister, Beulah James of Bernie, by three grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren, and two step-great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Richard Lunsford, Doyle Lunsford, Francis Lunsford, and William Dayton Lunsford.
A memorial service will be held at a later date with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Horne in Dexter in charge of all arrangements.