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Goon Rymer

December 1, 1926 October 14, 2018
Goon Rymer
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Canton – William Gaston “Goon” Rymer, Jr., 91, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Silver Bluff Rehabilitation Center.

A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was a son of the late William Gaston and Connie Allen Rymer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Shane Willis and a great-granddaughter, Shayla Garland. Goon was the last of eight children and a United States Army veteran of World War II. He retired from Champion International and loved golfing and working on old cars.

He is survived by three daughters, Debbie Stamey, Cindy Rymer and Donna Rymer (Paula) all of Canton; two grandchildren, Sherri Stamey Garland (Larry) and T.J. Amos; and five great-grandchildren, Calem Garland, Kailee Garland, Bryce Amos, Kyla Willis and Colin Willis; a granddaughter-in-law, Tanja Mueller Willis of Germany; and a special great-grand dog, Lucy Bell.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Greg Metcalf officiating. Burial will follow at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

At other times, the family will be at 40 Birch Street.

The care of Mr. Rymer has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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6:00 PM 10/16/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/16/2018 8:00:00 PM
Wells Funeral Home - Canton

3715 Asheville Highway
Canton, NC 28716

Wells Funeral Home - Canton
3715 Asheville Highway Canton 28716 NC
United States





2:00 PM 10/17/2018 2:00:00 PM
Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

3715 Asheville Hwy
Canton, NC 28716

Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home
3715 Asheville Hwy Canton 28716 NC
United States

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Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

Hwy 19/23
Clyde, NC 28721

Hwy 19/23 Clyde 28721 NC
United States

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