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Jim Gunn, age 64, of Zionsville, passed away on Dec. 21, 2016, at IU Health North in Carmel following a battle with cancer.
Jim was born Oct. 15, 1952, in Indianapolis, the son of Harry W. Gunn Jr. and Jean (Mitchell) Gunn. He married his wife, Jenny Johnson, on Oct. 11, 1986, in Indianapolis.
Jim was self-employed at his architectural design firm, J. M. Gunn & Co., and designed beautiful homes for many builders and private homeowners in the surrounding area for over 30 years.
Jim is survived by his loving wife, Jenny; their daughter, Darcy; and two brothers, Hank (Darla) and Tim. Also surviving are his mother-in-law, Mary Johnson; sisters-in-law, Roxanne Perry, Jane (Bob) Armstrong; brothers-in-law, Tom, Steve, Pat (Becky), and Mike Johnson; nieces & nephews, Katy (Ryan), Karen (Zeke), Adam, Mitchel, Elaina, Kevin (Sophie), Kyle (Karah), Kelly, Katie, Jonathan, Newman (Cherish), Cory, Sarah, Jane, Elizabeth, Zoe, Drew and Nicole, and Ben and Luke Davis.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Jean (2013) and Harry W. Gunn Jr. (1960).
Jim was a dedicated family man who loved playing the guitar, reading, woodworking, and riding his motorcycle. His creative talent flowed into beautiful designs for custom homes, and he took great joy in providing a place for families to enjoy their lives. His kind heart and gentle spirit will be dearly missed.
There will be a Celebration of Life at Zionsville United Methodist Church at 9466 Whitestown Road, Zionsville, on Jan. 6 at 4:30 p.m., service at 6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Jim's daughter, Darcy Gunn, for her educational expenses, P.O. Box 834, Zionsville, IN 46077.
Arrangements entrusted to A.R.N. Funeral & Cremation Services. Friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.arnmortuary.com.
Published on December 30, 2016
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