Raymond Wayne Gunter

Published 1:24 pm Monday, March 13, 2023

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Mr. Raymond Wayne Gunter, 71, of Gunter Lane, Mocksville, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 12, 2023 at Heritage of Cedar Rock in Mocksville.

He was born Jan. 12, 1952 in Rowan County to the late Lindsey and Doris Speer Gunter. Mr. Gunter was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Korean War. He worked for several years with Jarvis Renegar Right-of-Way Mowing of Harmony and with Lowes Hardware before retiring. Mr. Gunter was of the Baptist Faith and had attended Gospel Way Baptist Church and Liberty Baptist Church earlier in his life.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Steve Gunter.

Surviving are: his loving daughters, Tracy Gunter of Thomasville, Betsy “Sissy” Smith and husband Michael of Pfafftown; grandchildren, Michael Uzziah (Morgan) Smith, Naaman Wayne Smith; sisters, Linda Sidden, Shirley (Lee) Shore, Rebecca (Johnny) Mauldin, Marie Melrose, Brenda (Bobby) Settles; and his brother, Terry (Carolina) Gunter.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-noon Friday, March 17 at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville. A Memorial Service will follow at noon by Rev. Greg McEwen with full military honors by Clemmons VFW Post 9010 and the NC National Honor Guard.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Tabatha Watts, Kasey Watts, Austin Watts, Kamika Godson, Danielle Spencer, Myka Upright, Haley Carter, Christopher Pitts, Simone Blackwell, Shakira Coleman, Makya Moore, Kayla Goldsmith, Narvice Kerns, Makeda Moore, Cindy Rice, Sharlene Gadson, whom all work at Heritage of Cedar Rock in Mocksville, for all of their loving care given to Mr. Gunter.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may please be made to: Heritage Care of Cedar Rock, Mocksville, NC  27028.

Online condolences: www.gentryfuneralservice.com.