Darrell Ray Gunter

August 11, 1952 ~ May 29, 2020 (age 67)



Darrell Ray Gunter “Big Cool”, age 67 passed Friday, May 29, 2020 at his residence of Sparta surrounded by his family

He was born August 11, 1952 in Woodbury, TN to Doyle and Kathleen Gunter.

He was preceded in death by his father, Doyle Grant Gunter; daughter, Lisa Yvonne Humphrey Barnes; grandson in law, Brandon Minear.

Survivors include his wife, Connie Gail Gunter; mother, Kathleen Gunter; brother, Rodney Maurice Gunter; son, Ethan Grant Gunter (Savannah Hodge); daughters, Tracy Lynn Mason (Roger Mason) Angela Lynnette Holland (Phillip Holland); grandchildren, Erika Danielle Poe (Adam Poe), Tahisha Marie Korn, Amanda Minear (Brandon Minear), Phil Holland Jr., and Billy Holland ( Payton); great grandchildren, Brody, Roman, Lynnox, Madison, Britney, and Braydon.

Darrell Gunter married the love of this life, Connie Gail Gunter, on 9-12-1979. He was blessed with three daughters and a son. He was a proud and supportive son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Anyone who had the pleasure of meeting Darrell knows his joy and laughter was contagious. He had a kind and loving soul that he shared with everyone he met. Darrell enjoyed fishing, tinkering, and spending time with his family.

“Just Put Me In A Pine Box”

Darrell always said. “Just Put Me In A Pine Box and Bury Me In The Backyard!” Well… the pine box happened, but we will not be burring him in the back yard. He will Reside at Jerrico Cemetery in Quebeck, TN. if you go visit, take your rod and reel with some “fishing” stories. And remember his contagious laugh.


Visitation will be Monday, June 1, 2020 from 4 to 7 P.M.

Celebration of life and burial will be at a later date.

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