Glenn Dale Hunter Jr. (1940 - 2018)

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Lubbock- Services were held in Henryetta, OK on Friday, August 10, 2018 for Glenn Dale Hunter, Jr. of Lubbock, TX. He passed away on August 5, 2018 in Amarillo, TX. He was born August 12, 1940 to Glenn Dale Hunter and Opal (Sharp) Hunter in Bryant, OK. He graduated from Will Rogers High School in Tulsa, OK and received his bachelor's degree in 1992 from Wayland Baptist University. He was married on August 28, 1959 to Marian Charlene Fresh in Tulsa, OK. They were the parents of three children - Jeff, Julie and Paul. Later they got divorced. Glenn spent the majority of his life associated with the military. He enlisted in 1961 with the Air Force, served three tours of duty in Vietnam and completed his service as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Texas State Military Forces on February 13, 1998. He was employed by Lockheed Support Systems, Inc. at Reese Air Force Base, Lubbock, TX until it was closed. Glenn was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lubbock, TX. He had also been a member of the American Legion, VFW, DAV, Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society, Texas Tech Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Vietnam Helicopter Crew Member Assn. and USAF RotorHeads. He had Amateur Radio License KD5ASA. He has a lifetime membership in the National Guard Association of Texas and the Texas State Guard Association. He enjoyed numerous hobbies, attending Lady Raider basketball games and being at his cabin outside Cloudcroft, NM. Survivors include his wife Anna Borg, Lubbock, TX: son Jeff, Claremore, OK; daughter Julie Nicholas and her partner Jermi Irvin, Sand Springs, OK; son Paul and his wife Angella Finney, Denver, CO; grandson Dakota Nicholas, Sand Springs, OK: sister Carolyn Smith, Phoenix, AZ: mother-in-law Frances Borg, Lubbock, TX; sister-in-law Gail Fresh Dodson, Port Mansfield, TX: several nieces, nephews and cousins. Also greatly important in Glenn's life were the Vietnam 20th Special Operations Squadron Brothers. Donations may be directed to the David Westphall Veterans Foundation located at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at P.O. Box 608; Angel Fire, NM 87710.
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2018
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