Roderick Kunz

Roderick Arthur Kunz

Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Roderick Kunz, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Roderick Kunz

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Roderick's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Roderick's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.


Roderick “Butch” Arthur Kunz, age 88, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, died on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020 at Bethel Home in Oshkosh, of complications with COVID-19.

Butch was born June 29, 1931 in Appleton, Wisconsin to Charles and Esther Kunz. He graduated from Appleton High School in 1949 and received a Bachelor of Science in Applied Arts degree in 1959 from University of Wisconsin – Madison. Butch served in the US NAVY as an Airman First Class from 1950-1954 and was a veteran of the Korean War. He served aboard the USS Wasp for nine months and was in Fighter Squadron 172. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Butch enjoyed oil painting, poetry, classical music, reading history books, sail boating, cooking, puzzling, watching old movies, and his pet cats, he also had a great sense of humor. Butch married Dorothy (Pokrandt) Gayhart on April 17, 1982.

Butch is survived by his sons, Charles Kunz, William (Trish) Kunz, James (Barbara) Gayhart, and Jon (Jane) Gayhart; grandchildren, Aaron Kunz, Katie Gayhart, Matthew Gayhart, Summit Gayhart, Willow Gayhart; godchild, Cindy Camacho; and two pet cats, Happy and Sailor. He is further survived by sister-in-law Pearl Kunz, and many nieces and nephews.

Butch is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Esther Kunz; and brothers, Robert Kunz, Dick Kunz; and sister-in-law, Donna Kunz.

Private services have been held.

Memorials may be sent to First United Methodist Church, 700 W Linwood Ave, Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Roderick Arthur Kunz, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Roderick

Service Details

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Roderick Arthur Kunz.


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Roderick here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Roderick

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: