Glenn HunterHIGH POINT, N.C. - H. Glenn Hunter, 77, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at his residence with his family by his side. Mr. Hunter was the loving husband of Barbara (Taylor) Hunter to whom he was married for 57 years. Mr. Hunter was born on July 15, 1936, in Lancaster County, S.C., a son of the late Heyward F. and Myrtle (Threatt) Hunter. He was a 1954 graduate of Lancaster High School and went on to further his education at USC-Lancaster. He was an employee of Bowater Carolina in Catawba, S.C., for 35 years, where he was the pulp mill supervisor prior to his retirement. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps
from 1954-1958 attaining the rank of sergeant. In his spare time, he loved golfing, going on road trips with his family and discovering new BBQ places. During his younger years, he was an avid baseball player, playing for his high school team and the American Legion team. He was also a youth baseball coach over the years and loved watching the Atlanta Braves and the USC Gamecocks. He was a wonderful, loving and dedicated man who cherished his family and close friends. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Lancaster, S.C., where he served as deacon and their church training director. He later became a member of First Baptist Church, Lancaster, S.C., where he served as deacon, and went on two mission trips to New York. After moving from the area, he and his wife became members of Central Baptist Church at Oak Ridge. In addition to his wife, Mr. Hunter is survived by a son, Mitch Hunter and his wife, Kim of Concord; a daughter, Tammy Bowman and her husband, David of Kernersville; four grandchildren, Jason Hunter of Houston, Texas, Drew Hunter of Los Angeles, Calif., Nathan Hunter of Charlotte and Jonathan Bowman and his wife, Amy of Gastonia; a step-grandson, Michael Okon of Concord; a great-granddaughter, Hazel Hunter of Houston, Texas; a brother, Gerald F. Hunter Sr. and his wife, Nancy of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; a sister, Linda Cooper and her husband, Don of Albany, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Hunter; and two sisters, Marcene Campbell and Sue Antley. A celebration of life memorial service will be 3 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Central Baptist Church, Oak Ridge, N.C., with Dr. Roy Carter and the Rev. David Miller officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ReFresh Retreat Network, 5883 Birchfield Lane, Concord, NC 28027 or to the Debt Retirement Fund at Central Baptist, 1715 NC 68, Oak Ridge, NC 27310. Condolences may be left on Mr. Hunter's memorial page at www.cumbyfuneral.com
. Arrangements made by Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point.