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Gordon Mark VanGundy

August 20, 1950 - June 23, 2023

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Gordon Mark VanGundy, the son of Dick M. and Judy V. (Johnston) VanGundy, was born August 20, 1950 in Fairfax, Missouri. Gordon attended Craig schools until moving to Tarkio, Missouri in 1959. He then attended Tarkio High School, Tarkio, graduating in 1968.


On December 24, 2010, Gordon was united in marriage to Sally Kizer in Maryville, Missouri.


Gordon was a balanced farmer. He did row crop, put up hay, and raised hogs and chickens from start to finish. Gordon also operated a cow calf operation.


Gordon was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Rock Port, Missouri. He enjoyed watching westerns and sports, traveling, and playing softball. He could always be found sitting on the front row supporting his children at all their sporting events. Gordon especially loved hunting bird and coyotes, trail riding on horses, and gun collecting. Gordon passed away on Friday, June 23, 2023, at his home in Tarkio, at the age of 72.


Besides his parents, Gordon was preceded in death by sons, Colby and Dustin VanGundy. Survivors include wife, Sally VanGundy, Tarkio; children, Stacey VanGundy, Fairfax, Micki VanGundy, Smithville, Missouri, Heather VanGundy, Fairfax, Summer (Shawn) Pieper, Grandview, Texas, Paige (Keaton) Lundquist, Tarkio, and Kelcy VanGundy, Tarkio; grandchildren, Erin Eyman, Brock and Baylee Davis, Wyatt Wakely, Geb Burke, Braxton Pieper, Stella VanGundy, Cohen and Nora Lundquist; sister, Teresa (Phil) Anderson, Burleson, Texas; nephews, Rhyan (Kelsey) Anderson, Burleson, Texas, Corey (Shelby) Anderson, Midlothian, Texas; and great nephews.


Graveside Service and Interment: 10:00 A.M., Thursday, June 29, 2023, Home Cemetery, Tarkio.

Open visitation begins 9:00 A.M., Wednesday, June 28, Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. There is no scheduled family visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Tarkio Nutrition Center or Home Cemetery, Tarkio.

Arrangements: Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.