Mr. Gunter died Wednesday, May 7, 2013.
Born Feb. 13, 1938, he was a son of the late Ray and Grovie Frady Gunter. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by daughters, Marilyn McAllister and Linda Lee; great-grandchild, Kylen Stamey; and brother, Jackie Gunter.
Mr. Gunter was a manager with Days Inn in Athens, and was of the Christian faith. In his spare time he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as fishing.
Survivors include his former wife, Lonia Gunter of Demorest; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and Gary Free of Clarkesville, Nikki and Keith Pritchard of Gainesville, and Stacy and Ronnie Freeman of Clarkesville; daughter, Carolyn Wade of Mt. Airy; son and daughter-in-law, Don and Janice McAllister of Cornelia; brothers, Jerry Gunter and Earl Gunter of Cleveland; sisters, Mary Fortenberry of Cleveland, Sue Hall of Elberton, Sandra Ambrose of Fort Mill, S.C., Brenda Abernathy of Panama City Beach, Fla., and Barbara Savage of Lula; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; extended family, Chandra and Tara Bhakta and children of Athens.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
May 10, 2013