After a period of declining health, Michael “Mike” Gunter, of Morganton, passed away at the age of 69, on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at his residence with his wife Jeanette and granddaughter Tabitha by his side. Born in Buncombe County on July 3, 1951, Mike was a son of the late Clarence Gunter and Pansy Norton Gunter. Mike enjoyed going to church and attended Easter Gap Missionary Baptist Church. He would play the guitar and sing for many churches. Mike also enjoyed reading and fishing. He was loving, kind and a hardworking man who loved his family. Mike especially loved the time he got to spend with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The family that Mike leaves behind are his wife of 47 years, Jeanette Cutshall Gunter; daughter, Tammie Evans and husband Marvin of Morganton; three grandchildren, Tabitha Arrowood, Martha Evans and Morgan Evans; and two great grandchildren, Blaze and Alana Kincaid; four siblings, Linda G. Morrison and husband Don of Madison, Rev. Jerry Gunter and wife Nancy of Greeneville, TN, Gary Gunter and wife Adele of Marshall and Connie G. Chandler of Weaverville;
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Easter Gap Missionary Baptist Church.
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