Caitlyn Elizabeth Bennett, 23 of Valdese passed away April 12, 2023.

Caitlyn was born on February 24, 2000, in Mecklenburg County to David Gunter, Jr. and Dawn Marie Branch.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Carson Bennett; daughter, Piper Bennett; mother and stepfather, Dawn and Tim Branch; father, David Gunter, Jr. (Edith); siblings, Lindsay Foley (Jesse), Alex Rizzuti, Danielle Gunter (Zeteos), and Leigha Hazelton (Corey); grandparents, Barbara Belcher (Stephen), Nancy Bowman, and Earline Stewart; uncle, Mark Deshields (Crystal); and numerous other family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 4:00 PM in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made for Piper D. Bennett c/o NCSECU P.O. Box 809, Rutherford College, NC 28671.

An online guestbook and obituary is available at

Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory is assisting the family.