Larry David Gilreath

Posted at 12:31 PM on Oct 2, 2017


Larry David Gilreath, 76, of Stony Point passed away on October 1, 2017. Larry was born on December 7, 1940, in Alexander County to the late Charlie and Daisy Gilreath. He was a graduate of Hiddenite High School and retired from Duke Energy after 26 years as a heavy equipment operator.

Larry is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Carolyn Dyson Gilreath; two sons, Kenneth Dean Gilreath and his wife Patti and Eric Keith Gilreath and his wife Wendy; a brother, Lynn Gilreath; two sisters, Peggy Sharpe and Carol Millsaps and her husband Archie; three grandchildren, Kendra G. Myers and her husband Brandon, Austyn D. Gilreath, and Jacob E. Gilreath; and two great-grandchildren, Gavin P. and Alex C. Myers.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home, 705 Davie Avenue, Statesville, with a funeral service at 2 p.m. in the Westmoreland Chapel of the funeral home. Burial will follow in Iredell Memorial Gardens, Statesville.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Gilreath Family.

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