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Celebrating the life of
William Robert Gunn
Passed away on May 24, 2019
Serving the local community as a loyal, hardworking, and proud Carey Hilliard's employee for 51 years, a devoted Father, & loving Husband.
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Celebration of Life
  • 3:00pm - Thursday, May 30, 2019
  • Carey Hilliard’s Banquet Facility
  • 11111 Abercorn St. (Map)
    Savannah, GA 31419

I new mr gun from my age at 14 years.i remember when we caught the school bus,when it was cold he would give all the kids a cup of hot coco to get warmed up to go to school sometimes in cold weather he or mr.hillards would let us stay inside,where the waitress come in and out.he was a nice and gentle man.i surely he will be missed by so many people and I know I will.heaven will have one helluva manager and other functions. R.i.p. mr gun you for sure won your wings.RONNIE GRIFFIN

Ronnie Griffin , Savannah, Ga

BIlly was the midst honorable man I had ever worked with! He always put other’s feelings in his management! His care and concern for employees was remarkable! This was a man who loved the business he was in and it showed! He was Carey Hilliard's finest! He was a icon in Hilliard's that can never be duplicated! Debbie, I give you my heartfelt sympathy and will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers!

Butch Lamb, Savannah, Ga

Deepest sympathies and condolences to Mr. Gunn's family, his Carey Hilliard's family, and all who knew him. He was a special man with a quick wit. He will be sorely missed by all. God Bless you, Mr. Gunn.

Rose Mary Woods, SAVANNAH, GA

Mr. Gunn was a very special, amazing Southern gentleman. He was always smiling, courteous, and a tremendous ambassador for Carey Hilliards. We loved him and grieve with all who knew him. May God bless his family, friends, and co-workers and comfort all who mourn his passing.

Terri and Mike Patillo, SAVANNAH, GA

I met Billy on St. Patrick's Day many, many years ago. I was very young and he was that "older" boy. We only dated a few times, but he was my first "puppy love". I was very saddened to hear of his passing, and I send my condolences to all his family.

Margie Shiver, Savannah , Ga.

To all of the Gunn family, Because of work I will not be able to attend the memorial. I'll keep praying for all of you. Billy was a wonderful man who will be missed by all that knew him. Love and sympathy, Diane

Diane Smith, Savannah , Ga

Debbie so sorry for your loss. Billy was so good at visiting James when he was sick. They had been friends for such a long time. If I can do anything just let me know. Prayers for you and the family. Harriet Harvey

Harriet Harvey, Savannah, Ga

Debbie, my dear sweet cousin........... At a time such as this, words are so insufficient. May Our Lord keep you in His loving arms and comfort you daily. I am so sorry to hear of Billy’s passing. Only those of us that have lost a spouse can understand. Love to you and the family......

Sandy McGlohon, Savannah, Ga

I was so sorry to hear of the passing of mr. Gunn. Please accept our condolences. We pray for peace for the entire family. God Bless.

Stephen Christiansen, Savannah, GA

Was very sorry to learn of Billy's passing. We lived in the same neighborhood when we were growing up. On 62nd St. Knew his Mom,Dad and brother Sonny. Was always a nice man.

Elsie Lucken EvansSa, Savannah, Ga.Was

William Robert Gunn passed away on May 24, 2019 at the age of 78. He was born on August 28, 1940 and was a resident of Savannah his entire life.

He served four years in the 117th Air National Guard and was also an Eagle Scout.

Mr. Gunn graduated from Savannah High in 1958 and worked for Carey Hilliard’s Restaurant for 51 years.

He was proceeded in death by his father; Jesse Lawson Gunn and his mother; Dorothy Sparks.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Debra Gunn, children; Rick Gunn (Pam), Shelly Compton (Ernie), Jason Gunn and Amanda Gunn, brother; Sonny Gunn, grandchildren; Mitchell, Christopher, Kaylee, Kalianna and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Carey Hilliard’s Banquet Facility on Abercorn.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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I new mr gun from my age at 14 years.i remember when we caught the school bus,when it was cold he would give all the kids a cup of hot coco to get warmed up to go to school sometimes in cold weather he or mr.hillards would let us stay inside,where the waitress come in and out.he was a nice and gentle man.i surely he will be missed by so many people and I know I will.heaven will have one helluva manager and other functions. R.i.p. mr gun you for sure won your wings.RONNIE GRIFFIN

Ronnie Griffin , Savannah, Ga

Candle tribute lit by Mary Ann Sullivan — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Laine Lanier — Georgia

BIlly was the midst honorable man I had ever worked with! He always put other’s feelings in his management! His care and concern for employees was remarkable! This was a man who loved the business he was in and it showed! He was Carey Hilliard's finest! He was a icon in Hilliard's that can never be duplicated! Debbie, I give you my heartfelt sympathy and will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers!

Butch Lamb, Savannah, Ga

Deepest sympathies and condolences to Mr. Gunn's family, his Carey Hilliard's family, and all who knew him. He was a special man with a quick wit. He will be sorely missed by all. God Bless you, Mr. Gunn.

Rose Mary Woods, SAVANNAH, GA

Candle tribute lit by Rose Mary Woods — Georgia

Mr. Gunn was a very special, amazing Southern gentleman. He was always smiling, courteous, and a tremendous ambassador for Carey Hilliards. We loved him and grieve with all who knew him. May God bless his family, friends, and co-workers and comfort all who mourn his passing.

Terri and Mike Patillo, SAVANNAH, GA

Candle tribute lit by Patillo Family — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by FRED JORDAN — Georgia

I met Billy on St. Patrick's Day many, many years ago. I was very young and he was that "older" boy. We only dated a few times, but he was my first "puppy love". I was very saddened to hear of his passing, and I send my condolences to all his family.

Margie Shiver, Savannah , Ga.

To all of the Gunn family, Because of work I will not be able to attend the memorial. I'll keep praying for all of you. Billy was a wonderful man who will be missed by all that knew him. Love and sympathy, Diane

Diane Smith, Savannah , Ga

Debbie so sorry for your loss. Billy was so good at visiting James when he was sick. They had been friends for such a long time. If I can do anything just let me know. Prayers for you and the family. Harriet Harvey

Harriet Harvey, Savannah, Ga

Debbie, my dear sweet cousin........... At a time such as this, words are so insufficient. May Our Lord keep you in His loving arms and comfort you daily. I am so sorry to hear of Billy’s passing. Only those of us that have lost a spouse can understand. Love to you and the family......

Sandy McGlohon, Savannah, Ga

I was so sorry to hear of the passing of mr. Gunn. Please accept our condolences. We pray for peace for the entire family. God Bless.

Stephen Christiansen, Savannah, GA

Was very sorry to learn of Billy's passing. We lived in the same neighborhood when we were growing up. On 62nd St. Knew his Mom,Dad and brother Sonny. Was always a nice man.

Elsie Lucken EvansSa, Savannah, Ga.Was


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