Funeral service for Mr. Mike Gwaltney will be 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at the Gladeville United Methodist Church, 8770 Stewarts Ferry Pike, with Pastor Moses Han and Bro. Tim Bryant officiating. Interment will follow at Caraway Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Gladeville United Methodist Church on Tuesday from 2–8 PM and Wednesday after 12 Noon until time of service.
Mr. Gwaltney, age 72 of Gladeville passed away October 1, 2022, at Summit Medical Center.
Born June 7, 1950, in Wilson County, he is the son of the late Cordell and Lou Alice Russell Gwaltney. He was a 1968 graduate of Watertown High School. He went on to graduate from Tennessee Tech, and received his Master’s Degree from Trevecca. He served in the Tennessee National Guard, and was a member of Gladeville United Methodist Church for fifty years. He was a long time coach, educator, and principal in Mount Juliet, retiring in 2009 after thirty seven years. He served on the Board of Directors of Wilson County F.C.A., and was an active member of the Gladeville United Methodist Men’s Club.
He is survived by his wife of over fifty years, Margaret Huddleston Gwaltney; two children: Casey (John) Foster and Brian (Casey) Gwaltney; three granddaughters: Ashley Foster, Karli Foster, and Lilly Gwaltney; brother, Randy Gwaltney; several nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers: Wayne Foster, Bruce Jones, Richard Cardwell, James Edwin Swain, all former players, and the 1986 MJHS Girls Softball State Championship Team.
Active pallbearers: Cory Gwaltney, Randy Gwaltney, Tommy Martin, John Simms, Patrick Yankura, Danny Lassiter, Randy Harris, and Chuck Foster.
Memorials may be made to the Gladeville United Methodist Men’s Club or to the Wilson County F.C.A.
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