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Thomas Francis "Tommy" Hunter
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Mr. Thomas Francis Hunter, “Tommy”, age 87 of North Wilkesboro, passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 at his home.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Edgewood Baptist Church with Rev. Eddie Tharpe, Rev. James Carl Church, III and Rev. Julius Blevins officiating. Burial with Military Honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142 will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 1:30 prior to the service at the church.

Mr. Hunter was born April 25, 1931 in Forsyth County to Roger Francis Hunter and Alpha Faitha Davis Hunter. He was retired from Pilot Freight Carriers having worked for over 35 years and earning the Safe Driver award yearly. Mr. Hunter was a veteran of the United States Army serving as Sergeant First Class in the Korean War, where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Heroic service in 1953. He was a lifelong member of Edgewood Baptist Church where he sang in the choir for many years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; Dorothy Jean Church Hunter, two sisters and two brothers.

Mr. Hunter is survived by four daughters; Debra Hanke and husband Erich of Ahoskie NC, Lynn Anderson of Wilkesboro, Becky Minton and husband Ken of North Wilkesboro and Laura Dezarn and husband Todd of Lewisville and three grandchildren; Matthew McNeil, Elizabeth Minton and Lindsey Minton.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 4600 Parks Road Suite 250 Charlotte, NC 28209 or Wake Forest Hospice 126 Executive Drive Suite 110 Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

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12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Edgewood Baptist Church

2300 Edgewood Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697





2:00 PM
Edgewood Baptist Church

2300 Edgewood Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Cemetery Details


Mountlawn Memorial Park

Sparta Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimers Association

4600 Park Road Suite 250
Charlotte, NC 28209

Wake Forest Baptist Care at Home Hospice

126 Executive Drive, Suite 110
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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