Rex Allen Lunsford, age 54, of Vannoy Lane, Boone, passed away Monday, September 1, 2014 at Watauga Medical Center.

Born June 27, 1960 in Watauga County, he was a son of the late Allen Dexter and Mary Glannie Ford Lunsford. Rex worked as a cook at various restaurants in the area.


Mr. Lunsford is survived by his life-long friend, Jerry Montgomery; nephew, Nelson Cobb of Statesville; Beth Cobb of Asheville; and a number of aunts and uncles.

Rex. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Jackie Cobb.

Memorial services for Rex Allen Lunsford will be conducted Thursday afternoon, September 4th, at 2 o'clock at the Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens Mausoleum, officiated by Rev. Gordon Noble.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Watauga County Humane Society, Post Office Box l835, Boone, NC 28607.

Online condolences may be shared with the Lunsford's at the website

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Lunsford family

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