Laddie Darrell Gunter, 78, of Goldston died Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Central Carolina Hospital.
Mr. Gunter was born in Chatham County on October 6, 1940 the son of Charles and Flonnie Lillian (Womble) Gunter. Laddie had been a member of the National Guard and had worked for Goldston Lumber as a forklift operator. He enjoyed NASCAR Racing, watching football and basketball.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Gerald and Raeford Gunter; sisters, Nadene Crabtree, Shirley Poe, Dorthlene Franklin, and Bernice Badders.
He is survived by son: Ricky Darrell Gunter and wife, Jill of Bear Creek; daughter, Vicky Newsome and husband, Ken of Tampa, FL; brother: Charles S. Gunter, Jr. and wife, Faye of Siler City; grandchildren, Maverick Gunter, Savannah Newsome, Sheridan Senechal and husband, Justin; great-grandson, Chase Senechal and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to extend a special heartfelt thank you to Well Care Home Health for the loving comfort and care given Laddie.
The family will receive friends Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10:00-11:00 am at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. A graveside service will follow Saturday at 11:30 AM at Rives Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, 4258 Rives Chapel Rd., Siler City with Rev. Tripp Foltz officiating.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, W. Chatham Relay For Life, C/O Ann McDaniel, P O Box 526, Siler City, NC 27344 or a charity of donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.