Whitten Timberlake Chapel

7404 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA


James Revely Gunter Jr.

January 4, 1933November 8, 2019

James Revely Gunter, 86, of Lynchburg, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at his residence. He was the husband of Nancy Hudson Gunter. Born January 4, 1933 in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late James Revely Gunter, Sr. and Stella Dudley Gunter and was also preceded in death by a son, James Dale Gunter and two sisters, Doris G. Sigman and Odell G. Trent. Mr. Gunter was a retired Security Guard with Brinks Security Company and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Fairview Christian Church. Mr. Gunter is survived by a son, William H. “Billy” Gunter of Forest and three grandchildren, Aaron Gunter, Megan Gunter and Blair G. Dawson (Hunter). A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 11, 2019 at Spring Hill Cemetery. To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittentimberlake.com. Whitten Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Timberlake Chapel is serving the family.


  • Nancy Hudson Gunter, Wife
  • James Revely Gunter Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Stella Dudley Gunter, Mother (deceased)
  • William H. Gunter, Son
  • James Dale Gunter, Son (deceased)
  • Doris Gunter Sigman, Sister (deceased)
  • Odell Gunter Trtent, Sister (deceased)
  • Aaron Gunter, Grandchild
  • Megan Gunter, Grandchild
  • Blair G. Dawson, Grandchild


  • Graveside Service Monday, November 11, 2019


James Revely Gunter Jr.

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Angela Updike

November 11, 2019

Megan,its "mama angie"lol and you may not remember me.but i was there with you through other losses and trying times,and still think of you and remember the love you have for your family.im with you in thoughts and praying for your family.may God be with you all.

Melanie Cribbs

November 10, 2019

Very sad to hear of Jim's passing. Much love to Nancy and the entire Gunter family. Keeping you in my prayers. Many fond memories of times spent with the family.

Connie Cox

November 9, 2019

It was my pleasure to get to know Mr. Gunter in his later life, and wish it had been sooner. His always ready and warm smile was a highlight of many a day. My thoughts and sympathies are with the wonderful family that surrounded him.