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Harold Wayne Gunn
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Funeral services for Harold Wayne Gunn, 59, of Demorest, are scheduled for 11 a.m., today, Nov. 8, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, with Pastor Wayne Hicks and the Rev. Brian Butler officiating. Burial will follow in Oakey Mountain Baptist Church cemetery.

Mr. Gunn went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.

Born Oct. 2, 1954, in Habersham County, he was the son of the late Roy and Ola Mae Gunn. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, William Gunn.

Harold was a retired contractor and land developer. He was an avid deer hunter and holds the record for the biggest non-typical whitetail in the Firearms Division of the Georgia Big Deer Contest for 2011, with a Boone and Crockett Club score of 199 4/8. Harold was passionate about his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and spent many years witnessing and spreading the Gospel to family, friends, business acquaintances and so many others.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Dianne Odum Gunn of Demorest; brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Pauline Gunn of Demorest; sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Tommy Lewallen of Demorest; as well as four nieces; 10 nephews; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oakey Mountain Baptist Church, 3377 Oakey Mountain Road, Clarkesville, GA 30523.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the Gunn family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.

The Northeast Georgian

Friday, November 8, 2013