AUBURN - Raymond Thomas Hunter Sr., 88, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
Born in Indianapolis, Ind., he was the son of the late John Thomas and Della Mae Bowman Hunter. Raymond served in the United States Marine Corp during World War II. He was a decorated World War II veteran that served in several major campaigns He was also a 50+ year Mason and served as mayor of Auburn from 1992-1995. Raymond was preceded in death by daughters, Linda Fuller and Lynne Owen.
Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Betty Hunter; children, Raymond Thomas Hunter Jr. (Pam) and Lisa Phillips; sons-in-law, Alan Fuller and William Owen; grandchildren, Kimberly McLees (David), Scott Owen (Lisa), Chuck Dalton (Jennifer), Tracy Sandlin, Megan Jones (Maurice), Raymond Thomas Hunter III (Ellen), Brandon Phillips, Austin Phillips, and Brianna Phillips; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 10, at 10:30 a.m. at The Cross, 3275 Tig Knight Rd., Loganville GA 30052.
Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Camp Sunshine or Aflac Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.