James Cecil HunterOctober 14, 1931 ~ June 16, 2017 (age 85)
James Cecil Hunter died June 16, 2017 in Douglasville, GA. He was born Oct. 14, 1931, in Yancey County, NC. He was the son of the late John Clifford Hunter and Ethel Lee Bailey Hunter.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, Cedric and Leroy Hunter, and 3 sisters, Jennie Gill, Mary Sue McCurry and Dorthy Dillard.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary Maxalyn (Maxie) Peterson Hunter; 3 sons, Jim of Chester, VA., Louie of Powder Springs, GA. and Blake of Douglasville, GA; one daughter, Maria Anderson of Marion, NC. Also surviving are 4 grandsons and 2 granddaughters.
He graduated at Clearmont High School in 1949, served 4 years in the USAF and then graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Textile Chemistry in 1959. He retired from the textile industry after 35 years.
He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Douglasville, GA.
A memorial service will be held on July 15 at 2:00 PM in the Burnsville First Baptist Church.
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is assisting the Hunter family.