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HUNTER, George George L.K. Hunter, 91, of Naples FL passed away on July 26, 2013. George was born in New York City to John and Ethel Kyryacos. He proudly served in the US Coast Guard. George received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Miami and his PhD in organic chemistry and analytical chemistry from Ohio State University. He built Ohio State's first gas chromatograph and worked for Ohio State for two years prior to moving to FL where he worked for Peninsular Chem. Res; USDA and Minute Maid. He moved to Atlanta, GA in 1968 and worked in Research and Ingredients Quality Control at The Coca-Cola Company until retirement. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, June; son, Mark Hunter (Annie); sister -in-law, Jeanette Webb (Duane); nieces Shari Shaw (Larry), Vicki Moulder (Mark), Marcia Cofer (Jody) and nephew, Derek Webb; seven great nieces and nephews and two great great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Hunter and his sister, Anne Petry. A service will be held on August 3 at 11 am at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Ln, Naples, FL 34105.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on July 28, 2013
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