Cecil Leonard Gladwell, Sr.

September 30, 1946 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Cecil Gladwell, Sr. Obituary

Mr. Cecil Leonard Gladwell, Sr., age 77 of Roaring River passed away Saturday, January 13, 2024, at Atrium Health-Wake Forest Baptist-Wilkes Medical Center. 

Memorial services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, January 27, 2024 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Mr. Ray Felts officiating.  The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:00 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

Cecil was born September 30, 1946, in Price George County, VA to Boyd and Daisy Neal Gladwell.  He retired from Mercer County Schools in Princeton, W. VA after 38 years of service.  He was a loving father and grandfather. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson; Dustin P. Walters, three sisters; Precilla Gail Gladwell, Brenda Treemelon, Carolyn Gladwell, a brother; Russell Gladwell and a son-in-law; Daniel Walters. 

He is survived by a daughter; Kristi Lynn Walters of Roaring River, a son; Cecil Leonard Gladwell, Jr. of Bluefield, W. Va, two grandsons; Charles Gladwell of Roaring River, Danny Walters, Jr. of Charlotte, a granddaughter; Lenia Perez and Megan Church, great grandsons; Damien M. Gladwell, Ronald Walters, Nathan Walters and great granddaughter; Olivia Walters, two sisters; Kathy Hughes and husband Steven, Norma Gladwell both of Hopewell, VA, four brothers; Douglas Gladwell and wife Geraldine, James Gladwell, Robert Gladwell all of Hopewell, VA and Kenny Gladwell of Shenandoah Valley, VA. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Wilkes, PO Box 306, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. 

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January 27, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Memorial Service
January 27, 2024

1:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Chapel
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Humane Society of Wilkes
PO Box 306, North Wilkesboro NC 28659
Tel: 1-336-838-9588


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