Obituary: Keith Gunter, McElroy Metal

Written by Tim Triplett

Keith Gunter, 62, a steel industry veteran and vice president of purchasing at McElroy Metal in Bossier City, La., died this week after a short but courageous battle with cancer.

“Keith was a respected leader within the company and a valuable member of McElroy’s executive team,” said Ian McElroy, company president. “His skills, abilities and vast experience have been key ingredients in our company’s success. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Mary and his family.”

Gunter served 40 years in the steel business, the last 14 at McElroy Metal, a components manufacturer for the construction industry. His previous experience included roles at Metal Sales, Vicwest Steel and Morgan Building Systems.

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