PEORIA - Darnell L. Hunter Jr., 18, of Peoria, Ill., passed away at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.
He was born March 2, 1994, in Peoria, Ill., to Darnell Hunter Sr. and Lisa Causey-Hunter of Peoria, Ill. They survive him.
Darnell was a senior at Peoria High School, who loved to read and watch Dragon Ball Z. He also loved to play video games and basketball.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories two brothers, Xavier Hunter and Jay Shawn Johnson, both of Peoria, Ill.; maternal grandparents, Jonnie Causey (Ronnie), grandfather Lonnie Causey, and great-grandmother, Elnora Buford, all of Peoria, Ill.; and paternal grandparents, Gloria and Floyd Taylor, all of Peoria, Ill.
Darnell went to a place that we all are trying to get to. He will be deeply missed by all those that loved and knew him.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, with visitation commencing one hour prior at 9 a.m. at Grace Apostolic Assembly, 1523 S. Laramie St., Peoria. Bishop James Ware will officiate. Darnell will be laid to rest in Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria, Ill. Professional and caring services have been entrusted to T.W. Parks Colonial Chapel.
Online condolences and words of encouragement can be made at www.twparkschapel.com.