Arthur Lee Gunn, 90, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Gordon Hospice House. Born July 5, 1931 in Coleman, Texas, he was the son of the late Arthur Henry Gunn and Lucy Elizabeth Hilger Gunn.

Mr. Gunn proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a devoted husband who deeply loved his wife Shirley throughout their lives together.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 65 years, Shirley Norman Gunn; sons, Kevin (Elizabeth) Gunn of Carrboro, N.C., and Trevor Gunn of Austin, Texas, and one granddaughter, Ariel Gunn.

A graveside service will be held at Troutman Historic Family Cemetery Sunday, August 15, 2021, at 2 p.m. with Curtis Fortner officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Philip Catholic Church, 525 Camden Drive, Statesville, NC 28677.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Gunn family.

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