Mr. Harley Lee Gosnell, 93, of Hickory passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at The Berkeley Assisted Living Facility in Morganton, NC following a period of declining health.
Mr. Gosnell was born June 17, 1929 in Bumcomb County, NC to the late Leroy Gosnell and Clauda Verl Gosnell. He was a member of Harvest Baptist Church and worked as a truck driver.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Shirley Ann Gosnell; grandchildren, Chris Herman and Kelly Parton Brooks; and siblings, Howard Gosnell, Herman Gosnell, Pender Gosnell, Vance Gosnell, and Geneva Roberts.
Survivors include his children, Darrell Gosnell and wife Pam of Newton, Dwayne Gosnell and wife Lesa of Newton, Darla Chavero and husband Lazaro of Statesville, and Darren Gosnell and wife Amy of Vale; grandchildren, Stacy Tagnani, Sarah Sharp, Jason Gosnell, Melissa Brown, Tyler Gosnell, Michael Herman, Ricky Riley, and Cynthia Gosnell; 13 great grandchildren; and sister Leona Sumner.
A funeral service will be held 11:00AM Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Harvest Baptist Church in Hickory with the Rev. Mike Webb officiating.
Interment will follow in the Brookford Cemetery with Military Honors presented by the NC National Guard and the Caldwell County Veterans Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends prior to the service, on Saturday from 10:00AM to 11:00AM at Harvest Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Carolina Caring Hospice at 3975 Robinson Rd Building 3, Suite A, Newton, NC 28658