Howard M. Gunter, Jr. was born on September 24, 1935 in Columbia, South Carolina. He was the only child of the late Howard M. Gunter and Frances W. Gunter. He is survived by his loving wife, Julie K. Gunter. Mr. Gunter attended public schools in Columbia, South Carolina and finished his formal education at University of South Carolina where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Howard spent the majority of his working years as a Realtor, having served as President of the Orlando Area Board of Realtors and later Chairman of the Florida Real Estate Commission, along with many other officer positions in real estate organizations. Howard also served many years active in various boards while living in Wiggins Bay, Princeton Place Condominiums. He served honorably in the US Air Force. Mr. Gunter was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Naples, FL.