Dalton Scott Gunter, 21, of Cherokee, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. A lifelong resident of Swain County, he was the son of Gary Scott Gunter of Whittier and Tiffany and Matthew Pummer of Cherokee.
Dalton was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Linda Sue Gunter; great grandparents, Helen E. Owle and Gentry Gunter; and a special cousin Travis “Brock” Squirrell.
In addition to his parents, Dalton is survived by his beloved son, Maddox Scott Gunter of the home; two brothers, Austin Gunter and Stephen Bird, both of Cherokee; one sister, Madison Pummer of Cherokee; paternal grandparent, Gary C. Gunter; maternal grandparents, Valorie Welch and Bobby Owle; great grandfather, Robert E. Owle; special grandparents, Janice and Timothy Pummer; and many uncles, aunts, cousins, and extended family.
Dalton will always be remembered for his loving nature, kindness, and generosity. He enjoyed spending time with his son, family, and friends, and riding four wheelers, and motorcycles, spending days at the lake or in the mountains, and having vacations with his family.
Funeral Services will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at Bethabara Baptist Church. Revs. Eddie Stillwell and Phillip Ellington will officiate with burial in the Owle Family Cemetery.