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Richard Larry Gunter

Piedmont, S.C.

Richard Larry Gunter, 69, of 104 Mill Creek Road and husband of Alethea Mack Gunter passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Laurens County, he was a son of the late Vernon Gunter and also the late Daisy Mae Bishop Robinson and Charles H. Robinson. A veteran of the Marine Corps., Richard served as a MP during Vietnam. He was retired from Bausch and Lomb and was a member of Word of Life in Simpsonville.

Surviving in addition to his wife are: children, Brandon Gunter (Susie) of Fountain Inn, Thomas Cash (Jordan) of Moncks Corner, and Katelyn Dunagin of Piedmont; brothers, Charles Wayne Robinson (Ginny) of Spartanburg and Willie Hicks Robinson (Linda) of Fountain Inn; sisters, Shirley “Dene” Robinson Young (Larry) of Rome, GA and Ethel Robinson Weathers (John) of Laurens; grandchildren, Dalton Cash, Gabriel Lang, Charlotte Belle Gunter, and Madelynn Martin.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Eastside Baptist Church conducted by Rev. J.D. Putman, Jr.  with burial in Bellview Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019, at The Kennedy Mortuary, 606 W. Main Street, Laurens, SC 29360.

Memorials may be made to Eastside Baptist Church, 355 Conway Ave., Laurens, SC 29360.

Condolences can be expressed to the family at

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