Ray Hunter PROSPERITY - Joseph Raymond "Ray" Hunter, Jr., 91, died Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at his residence. Born November 2, 1922, in the Stoney Hill section of Newberry County, he was a son of the late Joseph Raymond Hunter, Sr. and Sue Lester Hunter. Mr. Hunter was a woods craftsman. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church where he was a member of the Lutheran Men. He was an Army Air Force veteran, a member of the American Legion Post #24 for 66 years and the Forty & Eight. Mr. Hunter is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Shealy Hunter; a daughter, Sheila (Ken) Jones of Columbia; a sister, Suzette (Darr) Frick of Chapin. He was predeceased by a daughter, Karen Hunter, a sister, Juanita Long, and a brother, Lester Hunter. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 17, 2014, at Grace Lutheran Church by the Rev. Dr. David Seymour. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 5:30 7:30 p,m, at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, PO Box 188, Prosperity, SC 29127. www.mcswainevans.com
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Published in The State on Jan. 16, 2014