Guy Gunter Obituary

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Guy Theron Gunter Jr.

June 6, 1918 - November 2, 2016
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Guy Theron Gunter, Jr., 98, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at his home in Sandy Springs, GA. He was born in Lawrenceville on June 6, 1918 to Guy T. Gunter, Sr. and Mamie R. Gunter. Guy grew up in Atlanta and graduated from Grady Boy's High School. He worked as a salesman for GE until the onset of WWII. Guy was inducted into the U. S. Army and served as a glider pilot throughout the duration of the war. Upon his return he married Evelyn Theresa Davis on August 11, 1945. They were happily married for 49 years until Evelyn's death on July 25, 1994. They had three children who gave them 6 grandchildren and 8...
Guy Theron Gunter, Jr., 98, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at his home in Sandy Springs, GA. He was born in Lawrenceville on June 6, 1918 to Guy T. Gunter, Sr. and Mamie R. Gunter.

Guy grew up in Atlanta and graduated from Grady Boy's High School. He worked as a salesman for GE until the onset of WWII. Guy was inducted into the U. S. Army and served as a glider pilot throughout the duration of the war. Upon his return he married Evelyn Theresa Davis on August 11, 1945. They were happily married for 49 years until Evelyn's death on July 25, 1994. They had three children who gave them 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Guy was a legendary figure in post-war Atlanta. He began Guy T. Gunter, Jr. and Associates in 1952 where he sold appliances and was a manufacturer's agent. Guy also never quit flying, incorporating being a private pilot into covering the Southeast as a salesman. He was well-known and well-liked throughout his life with many caring friends and acquaintances. We will not see his like again.

Memorial services celebrating his life will be conducted on Saturday, November 5th at two o'clock in the afternoon at H. M. Patterson & Son Arlington Chapel, 173 Allen Road, NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328. Friends are cordially invited to visit with the family from one o'clock until the hour of service. Flowers may be sent to the above address. There will be a reception at the GGH Showroom at 1610 Southland Circle, Atlanta, GA from 3:30 until 5:30 following the memorial service, 404-874-7529.

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"I met Mr. Guy at Bobby and June's kountry kitchen several years ago, he was always so sweet to everyone and such a pleasure to talk to ! He loved his family..." Carol Mosley (Carrollton, GA)

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