James A. Kunkler, Sr., 88, died on Saturday, March 12, 2016. He was born in Marion, Ohio to the late Donald Franklin Kunkler and Marion Kunkler. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Mr. Kunkler retired from the City of Virginia Beach as a public utilities engineer. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Va. Beach; the American Legion and the Virginia Beach Masonic Lodge #274.
He is survived by his wife, Anne Hayman Kunkler; son, James Allen Kunkler, Jr.; two grandsons, Keven Allen Kunkler and Stephen Michael Kunkler; three great-grandsons, Landon, Cooper, Liam; daughter, Phyllis (Wade) Kunkler Slachter; two granddaughters, Holland Anne Slachter, Kendall Grace Slachter; and his devoted kitty Sally Anne.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 11:00am at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 36th Street, VA. Beach 23451 with the Reverend Albert G. Butzer, III and The Reverend Caroline A. Jinkins presiding.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church, the Va. Beach Rescue Squad or the Va. Beach SPCA.
Condolences may be shared with the family at www.altmeyerfh.com
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