James E. Tunstall Jr. 78, of Acosta, died July 14, 2020, at his residence. Born May 13, 1942, in Acosta, he is the son of the late James E. and Kathryn (Morgan) Tunstall. Also preceded in death by brothers, Floyd and Samuel and sisters, Martha Penrod, Esther Boden and Mary Tunstall. Survived by his wife Helen (Ross) Tunstall and these children: Jamie Emerick and husband Timothy of Friedens, Jennifer Tunstall and friend Nathan Martin of Friedens, Melissa Maust and husband Gerald of Jennerstown and James E. Tunstall III of Acosta. Grandchildren: Jason Tunstall and wife Autumn, David Saylor, Reece Tunstall, Carson Tunstall, Ace Tunstall, Sebastian Martin, Erica Oravec and husband Matthew, Kelsey Emerick, Autumn Martin and Zoey Tunstall. Great granddaughters April, Athena and Summer. Brother of Elva Jean Miller and Paul Tunstall. James was employed by Marmon Coal Company and later by Somerset Fuel. Friends received from 2-4 & 6-8 Thursday in the Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home where services will be held at 10 am Friday with Reverend Mike Minnick officiating. Condolences may be made at www.halversonfuneralhome.com
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