Born 10-13-1988 -- Died 6-2-2007
Zachary Ryan "Cooter" Kunz, of Viola, Ark., son of Douglas Michael and Joy Mae (Reynolds) Kunz, was born Oct. 13, 1988, in Jacksonville, Ark. He died June 2, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 18 years.
Zachary graduated from Viola High School in May of 2007.
He was active in baseball, basketball and loved hunting and the outdoors.
Survivors include: his parents, Doug and Joy Kunz of Viola; a brother, Zane Kunz of Viola; maternal grandmother,?Joyce Faye (Reynolds) Gay of Viola; maternal great-grandmother,?Lila Mae Hardin of Viola; paternal grandmother, Donna Kay Kunz of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; aunts and uncles, Mona and Rocky Trett of Viola, and Leslie and Shawn Batterton of Viola, Russ Kunz of Eugene, Oregon, Dean and Jennifer Kunz of Merritt Island, Fla., Kristine Kunz of Cocoa, Fla., and Jason and Sarah Kunz of Eugene; beloved dog, Fluffer; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by: his maternal grandfather, Harold Reynolds; and paternal grandfather, William Lee Kunz.
Funeral services were held June 5 at the Viola High School Gymnasium in Viola with Bro. John?Hodges officiating. Interment followed in the Camp Cemetery at Camp, Ark., with arrangements under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem.
Pallbearers were Jeremiah Johnson, Josh Huddleston, Joey Denwalt, Brad Majors, Lucas Rains and Austin Springfield.
Honorary pallbearers included the Viola Senior Class of 2007.
Memorials preferred to the Viola Athletic Department.