Salley – Mr. Junnie G. Starnes, 89, entered into rest Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
Mr. Junnie was the husband of the late Grace Williamson Starnes for 57 years. Mr. Junnie is the father of Johnny Ray Starnes and his wife Beverly, Nancy S. Roberson and her husband Steve, and Wanda Faye S. Smith and her husband Stanley. He is the grandfather of Brent Starnes and his fiancé Halie, Orrie Carver and his wife Megan, Christy Burkett and her husband Chuck, Mallary Roberson, Daryl Smith and his wife Caitlin, and Lacey Smith. Mr. Junnie is the great grandfather of Tucker Carver, Jordan Burkett, Chance Burkett, and Avery Burkett. He is the son of the late Julian Paul Starnes and Docia Nancy Williams Starnes. Mr. Junnie is the brother of Marlene Hill, and the late J.B. Starnes, Evelyn Collum, Theodore Starnes, Richard Starnes, and Harold Starnes.
Mr. Junnie founded Starnes Well Drilling in 1960. He and his son Johnny Ray have worked together for over 60 years. Mr. Junnie loved farming, hunting, and making moonshine. He also loved his Clemson Tigers, especially cheering for the football team. Mr. Junnie loved his wife with his whole heart. He will be dearly missed and forever loved.
Visitation will be 1:30-2:00 pm at Clinton United Methodist Church Cemetery. A Graveside service will follow at 2:00 pm. Rev. Fred Andrea will be officiating. Pallbearers will be Wilson Blizzard, Mike Dilworth, Steve Douglas, Luther Kneece, Doug Smith, Kevin Warner, and Charles Wingard. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kay Yon and Pat Allen Hutto.
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