Jack C. Gunter

November 29, 1934April 7, 2019

Jack C. Gunter, 84, of Camp Creek Road, Greeneville, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Franklin Woods Hospital.

Mr. Gunter was a bus driver at Camp Creek Elementary School.

He was a member of Harris Memorial Church.

Survivors include his brothers and sisters: George and Frank Gunter, Bonnie Mae Gunter, and Annie Norton; step-daughters and step-son: Brenda Laws, Norma Dean Johnson, Deloris Johnson, and Buford Metcalf; a step-granddaughter whom he helped to raise: Laura Crowder; and several step-grandchildren, step-great grandchildren, step-great-great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Mr. Gunter is preceded in death by his wife: Letha Fawn Metcalf Gunter; his parents: Ambrose and Roxie Gunter; sister: Lorean Dearing; and a brother: Clyde Gunter.

The family will receive friends 12-2 p.m. Friday at Harris Memorial Free Will Baptist Church.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Harris Memorial with Rev. Ken Smith officiating.

Interment will follow in Harris Memorial Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Life Care Center of Greeneville for the care given to Mr. Gunter.

Pallbearers will be Ethan Metcalf, Tommy Crowder, Jeff Gunter, Lynn Gunter, Charlie Dearing, and Russell Hensley.

Honorary pallbearers are T.J. Laws, Boyd Johnson, Brett Johnson, and Billy Johnson.


  • George Gunter, Brother
  • Frank Gunter, Brother
  • Bonnie Mae Gunter, Sister
  • Annie Norton, Sister
  • Brenda Laws, Step-Daughter
  • Norma Dean Johnson, Step-Daughter
  • Deloris Johnson, Step-Daughter
  • Buford Metcalf, Step-Son
  • Laura Crowder, Step-Granddaughter
  • Letha Fawn Metcalf Gunter, Wife
  • Ambrose and Roxie Gunter, Parents
  • Lorean Dearing, Sister
  • Clyde Gunter, Brother
  • He also leaves several step-grandchildren, step-great grandchildren, step-great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.

  • Ethan Metcalf
  • Tommy Crowder
  • Jeff Gunter
  • Lynn Gunter
  • Charlie Dearing
  • Russell Hensley
  • T.J. Laws, Honorary
  • Boyd Johnson, Honorary
  • Brett Johnson, Honorary
  • Billy Johnson, Honorary


  • Visitation Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, April 12, 2019

Jack C. Gunter

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Shirley (Metcalf) Keys

April 10, 2019

So sorry for your loss, we will keep you in our prayers.

JoAnn Ricker

April 9, 2019

To Buford and all of Mr. Gunter's family,
I'm so sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort & strength.
JoAnn & Freddie Ricker