BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.- (Thursday, February 7, 2019) Berkeley County Councilman Ken Gunn passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019 after a battle with lung cancer.
Mr. Gunn has served on Berkeley County Council since January 2013.
He moved to South Carolina in February 2010 with his wife Pat to fulfill a retirement goal of living in the Carolinas close to their children. Mr. Gunn was married to Pat for 46 years. They had two children and six grandchildren.
Mr. Gunn retired from GE Plastics in 2008. He is a US Army Vietnam veteran and a former Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic and Volunteer Firefighter.
Mr. Gunn was a member of the Berkeley County Republican Party. His goal while in office was to help prepare Berkeley County for the future by properly managing taxpayer funds using common sense values as his guideline.
Mr. Gunn was the Spring Grove Plantation Crime Watch Coordinator.
Ken Gunn was an incredible public servant, with deep admiration for military veterans and first responders. Ken was a Vietnam Veteran himself, and following his service in the United States Army, worked in public safety in various capacities. He used his platform as a Berkeley County Councilman to strengthen and demonstrate the County’s appreciation for all men and women in uniform. On behalf of County Council, our condolences are with his family and friends who are experiencing a tremendous loss right now.Berkeley County Supervisor Johnny Cribb