Glenn C. Gunsallus

Published 4:06 pm Wednesday, August 11, 2021

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Glenn C. Gunsallus, 91, of Bainbridge, Ga., passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2021.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 13, 2021, at Reynolds Chapel at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Matt Harlow officiating. Interment will be at Oak City Cemetery. Dr. Jack Leverett, Dr. Tyler Davis, Dr. Gerald Davis, Dr. J. Sydney Cochran, and Ted Mauldin will serve as active pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Bryant Funeral Home. Online visitors may sign the guest register at Memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, Building Fund, PO Box 54, Bainbridge, Ga. 39818.

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Glenn Calvin Gunsallus was born December 9, 1929, in Warriors Mark, Pa., the son of James Earl and Viola Dunlap Gunsallus. He was a graduate of Penn State with a degree in Commerce & Finance. He married Ann Durham in 1953. Captain Gunsallus proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as a pilot until 1956. Afterwards, he joined Ann’s family business, beginning with a stint at Durham Iron. He navigated his career through several turns with Standard Oil (Chevron), Durham Iron, and finally Durham Scrap Metal. Glenn eventually purchased Durham Iron and Durham Scrap Metal and worked until his retirement. In 1998, Glenn & Ann relocated from Albany to Bainbridge, where he served on the Gilbert H. Gragg Library Board. He was a faithful member of Bainbridge First United Methodist Church. Glenn was an avid reader.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Ann Durham Gunsallus; his daughter, Susan Gunsallus Davis and her husband, Dr. Gerald Davis, of Hendersonville, Tenn.; his grandchildren, Rose & Thomas, Grace & Stephen, Tyler & Katy Beth, Megan, and Lindsey; and his great-grandchildren, Ansleigh Grace, Davis, Adalynn, Campbell, Emily, Lewis, and Andrew. In addition to his parents, Glenn was preceded in death by his son, John David Gunsallus, and his five siblings.

Bryant Funeral Home, located at 105 N. Florida Street, is assisting the family with arrangements. (229-246-3321)