Mr. Robert “Bob” Hunter, 66, of Jonesboro, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. He was a member and former deacon of Fairview Baptist Church in Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his parents, Orley Loran and Mildred Elizabeth Thomas Hunter, and a brother, William A. Hunter.
He is survived by his loving wife, Drusilla Chastain Hunter; daughters, Jennifer Kay Hunter Greenwood, and Janet Marie Hunter Tolbert; a brother, James Hunter; sister, Christine Hunter Rogers, along with grandchildren, Jesse David Greenwood, Julie Anne Greenwood, Abby Noel Greenwood, Joel Elijah Greenwood, Rachel Kathryn Greenwood and Michael Seth Greenwood.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m., in the chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, with the Rev. Joe Durham officiating. Interment will be at Morganton Methodist Church Cemetery, in Morganton, Ga. The family will receive friends on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, from 2 p.m., to 5 p.m., at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, N.Y., 10018; Phone: 1-800-457-6676. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc. Jonesboro/Stockbridge is in charge of arrangements, (770) 210-2700, www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.