Check your settings when you are happy with your print preview press the print icon below.

Show Obituaries Show Guestbook Show Photos QR Code Print

Charles H. Tunnell

February 16, 1943 - April 13, 2013

Obituary Viewed 605 times

Subscribe to updates for Charles Tunnell

Please choose your subscription settings below, you can unsubscribe through email at any time.

Email me when someone posts in the guestbook

Email me when an update is made to the obituary

Email me on the anniversary of passing


Charles H. Tunnell
1943 – 2013
St. Joseph, Missouri


Charles H. Tunnell, the son of Charles H. and Mildred (Snell) Tunnell was born February 16, 1943, in Shenandoah, Iowa. He attended Irish Grove country school.


On July 28, 1966, Charles was united in marriage to Joyce Harris in Atchison County, Missouri. They became the parents of one son, Michael.


Charles was formerly employed by Eaton Corporation, Shenandoah, and Leggett and Platt, Carthage, Missouri, before retiring. Charles had recently moved to St. Joseph, Missouri, to live closer to his family. Charles passed away April 13, 2013, at Saxton Health Care Inn, St. Joseph, at the age of 70.


Besides his parents, Charles was preceded in death by three brothers, Don, Keith and Eddie Tunnell and four sisters, Karen Welch, Norma Eyman, JoAnn Merriett and Rosalee Almanza. Survivors include son, Mike Tunnell, Tarkio, Missouri; five grandchildren, Deaven and Hunter Tunnell, Tarkio,and McKindsey, Kaiden and Chloe Tunnell, Neosho, Missouri; Joyce Tunnell, Rock Port, Missouri; brother, Bud Tunnell, Moline, Illinois, sister, Betty Coons, Moline; and numerous nieces and nephews.


Funeral Service:
1:00 PM, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.
Interment: Home Cemetery, Tarkio
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12:00 – 1:00 PM at Davis Funeral Home prior to the funeral.
Memorials: Charles Tunnell Memorial Fund.
Online obituaries and condolences at
Services: Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio