Age: 63 Address: Burnsville, North Carolina Date of Death: Wednesdsay, April 23, 2014 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Robert “Bobby” Gunter of Jacks Creek went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 23rd, at the John F. Keever Solace Center in Asheville. A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of Carol Lusk Gunter and the late Ray Junior Gunter. Bobby will always be remembered as outgoing and for his big heart and smile. He enjoyed hunting and his animals but most of all his many friends, family and especially his grandchildren, who lovingly call him “Paw.”
Surviving in addition to his mother is his loving companion of 20 years and fiancé, Rose Woodby; daughter, Leslie Gunter of Marion; step-daughter, Nikki Lowery of Marion; sister, Marie Gardner of Spruce Pine; brothers: Richard Gunter and wife, Carolyn, of Spruce Pine, Danny Gunter and wife, Carolyn, of Marion and Steve Gunter of Spruce Pine; grandchildren: Braiden Dickey, Chloe Price and Keragan Price and his step-grandchildren: Riley and Dawson Lowery.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Ken Burleson and Rev. Nathan Silvers will officiate. Burial will follow in the John Shepherd Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. To send an online condolence please visit our website: www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.