Gilbert Lewis Hunter

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Gilbert Lewis Hunter, 74, of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014, at his residence.

A native of Marshall County, Mr. Hunter was the son of the late William Addison Hunter and Avis Whitehead Hunter. He was a 1957 graduate of Marshall County High School, served his country in the United States Navy, was a dairy farmer, a former president of Marshall County Farm Bureau, and a councilman. He was a member of Caney Springs United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Christine Graves, who passed away in 1995, and his granddaughter, Toni Marie Hunter.

He is survived by two sons, Gil (Debbie) Hunter and Dave (Susan) Hunter, all of Lewisburg; one brother, Tom Hunter of Lewisburg; three grandsons, Marshall, Colton, and Jack Hunter; and special extended family members, Carroll, Ruth, Ike, Vickie, and Cade Wiggins.

Funeral services for Mr. Hunter will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, from the Chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Steven Christopher and Leland Carden officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Ronald McDonald House or The American Cancer Society.

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Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.