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Marvin Gene Gwaltney

November 2, 1933 — September 24, 2020

Marvin Eugene “Gene” Gwaltney age 86 of Taylorsville went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at his home.
A graveside service for Mr. Gwaltney will be conducted on Saturday, September 26, 2020 in the Liledoun Baptist Church Cemetery at 12:00 pm. Rev. Jason Payne and Rev. James Lockee will officiate.
Gene was the son of the late Jay Parks and Edith McClain Gwaltney in Alexander County. He was a member of Liledoun Baptist Church, enjoyed playing golf, and fishing. He served his church and community as a deacon and taught Sunday school. Gene served his country as a U.S. Marine.
In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-five years, Laura Jean Wilson Gwaltney, five brothers, Harold, Rev. Gilmer, Robert “Bob”, Efird, Ronald and Howard Gwaltney, and a sister, Marjorie Christy.
Those left to cherish and share the memories of Gene include two sons, Terry Gwaltney and wife Sandra, Kevin Gwaltney and wife Susan, and a daughter, Alicia Bumgarner. Mr. Gwaltney also leaves behind four grandchildren, Brandon Bumgarner (Tiffany), Brittany B. Abernathy (James), Caleb Gwaltney (Kasey), Noelle Gwaltney, eight great-grandchildren, Noah, Jonah, Sampson and Asher Gwaltney, Enoch, Sarah, Adah and Elizabeth Bumgarner, brother, Rev. Jerry Gwaltney, special friend, Joyce Lackey, with a number of nieces and nephews, and his dog and best friend Cricket.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations to be made to, Hospice & Home Care of Alexander County, Inc. @ 50 Lucy Echerd Ln, Taylorsville, NC 28681 or to Liledoun Baptist Church @ 2628 Liledoun Rd, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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