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Eric Thomas Gunnell

January 8, 1959 — January 16, 2022

Eric Thomas Gunnell

Eric Thomas Gunnell, 63, of Farmington, NM passed away on January 16, 2022 and was reunited with the love of his life in heaven.

Eric was born on January 8, 1959, in Mesa, Arizona to Ernest A and Betty Jean Gunnell

Eric is preceded in death by the love of his life Cynthia L. Gunnell. His parents Ernest A. Gunnell and Betty Jean Gunnell.

He is survived by his daughters Katrina (Beth) and Ashley (Mila and Selena). His brothers Ernie, Emmett (Bonnie), and Keith. His sisters Teresa (Tim),Tami, and Tracie (Matt). And all of his nieces and nephews that he loved like they were his own.

Eric attended Farmington High School, where he met Cindy, the love of his life. They were married in 1978 and have raised two beautiful daughters. Eric worked in the world of oil field all of his life from Arco, CF&M, Conoco Phillips and Hilcorp. He enjoyed spending time with his family, his fur babies including Ozzy and Chewy and watching movies. He loved reading books on artifacts and UFO's. He spent his free time fishing and riding with his hair flying in the wind on his Harley Davidson. Dad you are now at peace and back with momma and for that we are thankful. You are our world and we are blessed to have you watching from above. You have always been our hero.

We are very thankful and blessed for all of our family and friends, especially to his special angels, who have helped, reached out, and who have loved him like we did.

A Celebration of Life will be planned for a later time, and we will announce the date and time when it is determined.

We would also like to wish a special thank you to Sarah and the Farmington Funeral Home for their amazing, personal, and heartfelt help with our dad's arrangements.

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