Scotty Gwyn, age 71, of Roan Mountain, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the Watauga Medical Center in Boone, NC.
He was born on January 15, 1947 in Avery County, North Carolina, a son of the late Joseph Elbert Gwyn and the late Georgia Fox Gwyn.
Scotty was a member of the Curtis Creek Freewill Baptist Church and had proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed working with orchids, watching golf, and listening and dancing to country music.
He will always be remembered for his service station in Elk Park, Scotty's. Many a friend will remember passing by and seeing Scotty and some of his buddies sitting on the front talking and catching up. When a child would go into the store, he was known to give them a piece of candy.
Scotty leaves behind to cherish his memory his: Wife, Vickie Young Gwyn of Roan Mountain, TN; Son, Casey (Virginia) Gwyn of Roan Mountain, TN, Daughters, Tricia (Michael) Thompson of Roan Mountain, TN, Ramona (Gary) Warren of Lewisville, NC, Sister, Virgie (Gary) Guinn of Elk Park, NC, Grandchildren, Macie (Blake) Dugger of Butler, TN, Thomas Brown, Hunter Warren, John Dula, Caden Gwyn, Colton Gwyn, and Carter Gwyn. Scotty also leaves behind a host of many friends.
Services for Scotty Gwyn will be held on Monday, May 28, 2018 beginning at 6:00 pm from the Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends beginning at 4:00 pm on Monday at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.
Family, friends and pallbearers will meet at the Scotty Gwyn Family Cemetery in Roan Mountain at 9:45 am on Tuesday for interment.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital.
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