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Hunter, Jr.


May 16, 2014

Frank Curry Hunter, Jr., 70, of Ronceverte, WV, went home to be with the Lord and his wife and sweetheart of 50 years, Janet Arlene Booth Hunter, on Friday, May 16, 2014. He was born May 16, 1944 in Covington, VA, the son of the late Frank C. Hunter, Sr. and Shirley Mae Atkins Hunter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Janet, in 2010; grandson, Jon Adam Hunter; a brother, James Allen Hunter and a sister, Linda Amos. Frank retired as a long haul truck driver after many years of service. He was a former employee of Hercules, Inc. in Covington. He was also a life-long proud and active patriot, involved in recent years with the Southern West Virginia Tea Party. Surviving, are four sons and daughters-in-law, Rick Hunter and wife Brenda of Fairlea, Frank C. Hunter III and wife Cheryl of Princeton, WV, Chris Hunter and wife Jennifer of Caldwell and Marc Hunter and wife Jill of Union; two daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa Koon and husband Terry of Lewisburg, Debi Fraley and husband Howard of White Sulphur Springs; 20 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Helen Pirtle and husband Jim of Louisville, KY; two sisters-in-law, Delores Crawford and husband Al of Sinks Grove, and Opal Ash of Maxwelton; one brother-in-law Daryol Booth and wife Becky of Covington, Va and numerous nieces and nephews. Frank was a devoted husband, son and loving father who was dedicated to being a good provider. He very reluctantly retired due to illness but continued to be as active as his health allowed. He had a passion for politics and a greater passion for reading his bible and knowing and talking to others about Jesus. He was very concerned for his country and people's souls. In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated. The service will be conducted, Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 3:00 pm at the graveside in Johnson Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Pastor Terry L. Koon officiating. The family will receive their friends from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm on Saturday at Arritt Funeral Home in Covington, VA before the service. Visition Saturday, May 24, 2014 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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