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Bakersfield, CA 93313
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William C. Hunter

11/18/2013 - Obituary Condolences
William C. Hunter Obituary
William C. Hunter November 18, 2013 William "Bill" Hunter, 86, passed away November 18th after a long illness. Bill was preceded five months earlier by his wife, Billie J. (Poelke) Hunter and his daughter Debera Harris last year. He is survived by his sister Carol Les Bas of Australia, his sons Bruce Hunter and Roger Hunter and step-daughters Linda Fultz and Carol Nolte. He had three grandaughters, three grandsons and four great- grandaughters. Bill Served his country in the Navy Aviation Service in the Pacific at the end of WWII. After that he worked in the commercial fishing industry along the Northwest Pacific Coast and operated his own albacore fishing boat out of San Pedro. He then went to the police academy and became a deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in 1956, retiring in 1982. From there he pursued his passion for travel, the outdoors and fishing full time for fourteen years, covering the width and breadth of the continent. A particularly fond memory was visiting his sister Carol in Australia and her cadre of his nieces and nephews. Grave side service at Greenlawn SW (2739 Panama Ln) at 1:00 on Saturday 11/23. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Nov. 22, 2013
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