November 15, 1955 - August 19, 2021
GAUNT, SR, HENRY CHARLES, - 65, of Egg Harbor, passed away surrounded by family at home on Thursday, August 19, 2021. Born in Hammonton, NJ to Henry and Ethel (nee DeWees) on November 15, 1955. Attended EHC schools and played football for Oakcrest High School. He worked at Egg Harbor Yacht then Ocean Yacht for many years before becoming a limousine driver at Tropicana for almost 20 years then driving at Borgata for a short time before becoming a school bus driver for Integrity before retiring. Henry was a founding member and President of Cape Atlantic Truckers Van Club. Vanning was his favorite thing to do and he was always vanning or attending car shows. He was also an avid Miami Dolphins fan and as such spent his Sundays yelling at the TV cheering them on. But most importantly, he loved watching his grandson play hockey which he never missed a practice or game. He is predeceased in death by his parents. He is survived by children Melissa Gaunt (Luke Barrell) and Henry Gaunt, Jr; His grandson, Aidan J. Frame and Hyde Osler, who wasn’t his grandson but loved him as if he were. His sisters Kathy Johnson (Gilbert) and Amy King (James); many nieces and nephews. His best friend and fellow van club member, James Martin. Lee A Shirlaw, the mother of his two children and her husband, Douglas, who all remained close until his final days. Services will be held on Wednesday, August 25th at Wimberg Funeral Home 211 East Great Creek Road, Galloway, New Jersey. Calling hours will be from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. A Celebration of Life will immediately follow. Please wear something casual and fun as family and friends will be wearing vanner shirts. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the research of CIDP, the autoimmune disorder he suffered from. https://forms.gbs- idp.org/give/263034/#!/donation/checkout. Arrangements under the care of Wimberg Funeral Home, condolences can be left for the family at www.wimbergfuneralhome.com.
GAUNT, SR, HENRY CHARLES, - 65, of Egg Harbor, passed away surrounded by family at home on Thursday, August 19, 2021. Born in Hammonton, NJ to Henry and Ethel (nee DeWees) on November 15, 1955. Attended EHC schools and played football for Oakcrest... View Obituary & Service Information
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