Unit: C Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard
MOS: 92Y1O – Unit Supply Specialist
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon
Badges: Combat Action Badge
Date of birth: 31-May-1975
Hometown: Sardis, Mississippi
Next of Kin: Married to Vangi Cannon Lunsford. One daughter; Paris-Audrey McKalyne Lunsford.
Date of casualty: 23-May-2005
Age at death: 29
Cause of death: Hostile Death. Hostile Action. Killed when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Haswa, Iraq. Four Mississippi Guardsmen were killed in this incident: Spc. Bryan Edward Barron, Spc. Audrey Daron Lunsford, Staff Sgt. Saburant Parker and Sgt. Daniel Ryan Varnado.
Location of fatality: Haswa, Iraq
Place of interment: Forrest Memorial Park, Batesville, Mississippi, USA