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Roy Lee Gillenwater Jr. Obituary

Roy Lee Gillenwater Jr. went home to be with the Lord and his wife, Linda, Wednesday, May 1, 2013. He was a native of Murphy and a resident of Hendersonville for 30 years. He was a son of the late Roy Lee Gillenwater Sr. and Frankie White Gillenwater. Roy is also preceded in death by his wife, Linda Gillenwater, and two sisters, Judy and Phyllis Gillenwater. He retired from Wilson Art and loved fishing and hunting.
He is survived by two sons, Carl Gillenwater (Nancy) of Spartanburg, S.C., and Tommy Gillenwater (Erin) of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; stepchildren, Teresa Scarborough (Stanley), Lisa Kucharchuk (Darrell Davis), Margo Barbee (Gary), and Avery Fisher, all of Hendersonville; seven grandchildren, Carl Jr., Dakota, Haylee, Gage and Jalyn Gillenwater, and Elizabeth and Spencer Kucharchuk; great-grandchild, Michael; sisters, Betty Jenkins (Bob) and Pat Tatham (Carroll); brother, Rick Gillenwater (Theresa); and extended family including several nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins and friends.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Aud Brown officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.forestlawnhendersonville.com.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Published in The Times-News on May 4, 2013
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