Mr. Ernest “Junior” Butler Gunn, age 82 of 1678 Carnes Creek Road, Tococa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at his residence.
A son of the late Ernest B. Sr. and Eula Waters Gunn, he was born July 18, 1933 in Habersham County, Georgia having lived most of his life in Stephens County. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy, retired from Coats and Clark with 35 years of service and a member and deacon of Liberty Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of the home, Martha Cantrell Gunn; daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Pat Wilson of Dawsonville, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law, Gregory and Lauris Gunn of Toccoa; grandchildren, Dustin Gunn, Kyle Gunn, Allison, Kali Milford, Darby Wilson, Logan Wilson; great-grandchildren, Anastyn Gunn and Weston Wilson; two brothers and sister-in-law, Willie and Barbara Gunn of Toccoa, Georgia and Sam Gunn of Carnesville, Georgia; sister, Pauline Hicks of Toccoa; number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 19, 2 O’clock PM at Liberty Baptist Church with The Reverend Albert Hudson, The Reverend Stacy Penland and Mr. Gregory Gunn officiating.
The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Charles Deal, Pat Wilson, Logan Wilson, Dustin Gunn, Kyle Gunn and Ryan Miller and should assemble at the funeral home by 1 PM. The Deacons of Liberty Baptist Church will serve as honorary escort and should assemble at the church by 1:30 PM.
The family will be at the home on Carnes Creek Road and will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home on Wednesday from 6 PM to 8 PM.
Flowers are to be omitted. Memorials may be made to Liberty Baptist Church, Christmas Fund for Needy Children, P.O. Box 1766, Toccoa, Georgia 30577 in memory of Mr. Ernest “Junior Gunn.
Interment will follow in Stephens Memorial Gardens with the Acree-Davis Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Ernest “Junior” Gunn.
Online condolences can be made by visiting the website at www.acree-davisfh.com.