2017-09-14 / Obituaries


James E. “Carl” Gwin, 78, passed away Sept. 8, 2017 at his residence in Walker Springs.

He was born Sept. 29, 1938 to Albert and Elenor Lee Gwin. He was Baptized at the Walker Springs Methodist Church. He served in the United States Air Force. He retired from Boise Cascade after having worked there for 35 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and raising cattle.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Jewell Gilchrist Gwin; children, Cindy (Gregorio) Santiago, Robert N. (Kelly) Phillips Jr., Terry W. (Emily) Barnes; honorary children, Randal S. (Sandra) Weaver, Henry Craig (Charlotte) Weaver, Christopher R. (Lori) Weaver; sister, Merle (Chester) Thomas; grandchildren, Gregorio Cruz Santiago, Cydnee Phillips, Trace Phillips, Blakely, Barnes and Anndi Barnes, Cadie Barnes, Russell Weaver, Wesley Weaver, Rene’ Weaver, Taylor Weaver, Clay Weaver, Jennifer Wiggins, Emily Sheffield and numerous other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Edward Gwin, Bobby Gwin, Gray Gwin, Jack Gwin and Dorothy McFarland.

A celebration of life was conducted at his residence in Walker Springs Sept. 10 where family and friends shared a time of love, support, fellowship, food and prayers.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.   

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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