Richard DeCray Hunter

May 18, 1925 - June 17, 2017
Richard DeCray Hunter

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Richard Hunter, 92, of Hendersonville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Cardinal Care with his wife Florence by his side. Richard proudly served his country and his community as a World War II veteran of the United States Navy and as a 5th grade teacher on McGuire Air Force Base for 26 years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Florence M. Hunter; a daughter, Kirsten D’Angelo and her husband Robert; and one grandson, Dylan Wolff; along with many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Hunter would like to thank the staff, employees and patients of Cardinal Care for all of their care, love and support over the past 4 years. She would also like to thank the All Saints Anglican Church in Mills River for their support and prayers.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to All Saints Anglican Church or Mills River.

Shuler Funeral home is assisting the family with arrangements and services will be planned at a later date.

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  • May 25, 2023
    Janet Koehler says:
    5/24/23 Dear Mrs. Hunter, Please accept my sincere sympathy at the passing of your late husband Richard of 59 years. I believe I had him as a student in NJ. I like to do research on people in my past life just so that I can rekindle a relationship that may have gone by the wayside for whatever reason. I am hoping that I have located the right Mr. Hunter who was a very special teacher to me! I believe I am a former 4th grade student of your late husband Richard. My father was stationed at McGuire AFB from 1963-1968 and I attended JACOBSTOWN Elementary school. Did Mr. Hunter ever teach at this school in 1963? I heard from Mr. Hunter when I graduated high school in 1972 after sending him an announcement, he in turn sent me some beautiful flowers along with a very nice card of congratulations. That meant so very much to me. Please be in touch with me if I have located the right Mr. Hunter. He got me interested in writing at such an early age and I still love writing to people to make them feel cared about. You may reach me at (614)975-2870 or write to me at Janet “Robb” Koehler, 2330 Hunterstown Dr., Grove City, OH 43123. Thank you for your time after it’s been 6 years of his passing. I truly was sad to hear of his passing. God bless you ma’am.