Kenneth Gunter, age 64 of Newport, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

Kenny was a devoted Christian of the Baptist Faith and attended Kidwell Ridge Baptist Church.

He never missed an opportunity to witness his faith.

He held a great love for our country and always extended a hand to thank a veteran.

Anyone who knew Kenny would refer to his giving wholesome nature and willingness to go the extra mile for you.

He loved UT athletics, trucks, and anything with a motor.

He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and had retired from UPS after 39 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents Hubert and Ruby Gunter; sister Judy Ledford; and brother Billy Gunter.

He is survived by his wife Imy Ann Gunter; step-son Raymond Doyle Vaughn and his children Spencer, Kristen, and Ashton Vaughn all of Morristown; sister-in-law Patricia Gunter; and several nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. Funeral Service will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 25, 2019 in the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Odom officiating.

Burial will follow in Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Manes Funeral Home.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Arrangements by Manes Funeral Home.