George ‘Riley’ Gunter

Published 9:16 am Monday, January 6, 2020

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George “Riley” Gunter, 60, of Mocksville, died on Dec. 30, 2019 at Mountain Valley Hospice.

He was born Sept. 25, 1959 in Iredell County, a son to the late George G. Gunter and Dela May Snyder Gunter. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Tommy Gunter, and sister, Arlene Wagner.

He  graduated from Rowan County Schools and earned an associate degree from Rowan Tech. He was of the Baptist faith and worked at Mueller Water Works.

Survivors: his wife of 43 years, Kathy Lucille Brock Gunter; 2 daughters, Felisha G. Waller (Aaron) of Mocksville, Kimberly G. Shell (Barry) of Stateville; 2 brothers, Charlie Gunter (Cindy) and Roger Gunter, all of Woodleaf; 5 grandchildren, Jared, Brandon, Kaitlyn, Sarah Waller and Nicholas Shell; and a great-grandchild, Andrew Waller.

A visitation was held on Saturday, Jan. 4 from 1-2 p.m. at the Davie Funeral Chapel in Mocksville with the funeral service  following the visitation. Burial followed at Legion Memorial Park in Cooleemee with Pastor Chris Williams officiating.