Joined the other Classmates' Spirits in the Sky
October 20, 1949 -
January 10, 2014
In Honor of Gary's Love of Boy Scouts
Mr. Gary Lee Hunnings, 64, passed away Friday, January 10, 2014
and went to heaven to be
with his mother and father.
A memorial service was conducted Monday at 11 am at the
Arlington Boulevard Baptist
Church by the Rev. Allison Haynes. The family received friends
at the church from 10 to
11 am prior to the service. Burial was at Gethsemane Memorial
Park, Morehead City at 3pm on Monday.
Gary, the son of the late William Davis and Mary Banks Hunnings, was a
native and longtime
resident of Pitt County. He was a graduate of the NC School for the
Deaf in Morganton
where he was a member of the wrestling team. He made many
friendships there and
continued to enjoy outings over the years with them and also with
local folks in the deaf
He was employed as an auto body repair mechanic for many years until
his health caused
him to retire. He had been employed with Tom Smith’s Body Shop, Holt
Gary had been involved in scouting and was a lifelong Redskins fan.
He was a member of
Arlington Boulevard Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Alanna B. Hunnings; a step-daughter,
Janice Stancill and
husband, James, of Grimesland; sister, Mary Hunnings of Beaufort;
brothers, William D.
Hunnings, Jr. and wife, Linda, of Beaufort and Jeffrey W. Hunnings
and wife, Kathy, of
Blounts Creek; and three nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the N. C. School of the
Deaf, 517 W. Fleming
Drive, Morganton, NC 28655.
You may send cards to the family at the following address:
c/o Jancie Stancill
983 Black Jack Grimesland Rd
Grimesland NC 27837
Spring 2014 Issue
Gary was the "official" photographer for the Class of 1970
presenting about 150 slides which we scanned and published
throughout the site. And he also provided 8mm films with
a little help help with some friends, converted these films
to digital format for the web. A quick inventory shows
about 2 more films that is in the process of being worked on.
You can find a partial listing of these media files on his
2010 Class reunion, as always, multitasking
Homecoming 2012, Gary supervising the
Class Motley Crew's annual ritual
This picture was featured in the 1968 North Carolinian,
January/February issue, page 17. Picture was also featured
in the 1968 Yearbook. To read the story surrounding this
tradition, you can go to this
The Expanded Edition of the above webpage can be clicked
|Class of 1970 Yearbook Superlative
||1969 Yearbook Wrestling
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