OBITUARY

Robert Hunter

Robert R. “Bob” Hunter, age 57, of Bloomington, died Tuesday evening at Bloomington Hospital. Born May 9, 1953 in Bloomington, he was the son of Fredrick and Letty (Meadows) Hunter. Bob had a wealth of family and friends he loved spending time with. He was known for his great sense of humor and love of laughter. He loved fishing, traveling, cooking, all animals, playing poker and working crossword puzzles. He was an avid sports fan, was fun-loving, kind, a good neighbor, and generous during his life and also after death by becoming an organ donor. He was lead to the Lord by Pastor Larry Mitchell of the House of Prayer. He graduated from Edgewood High School in 1971 and retired from the Monroe County Highway Dept. after 36 years of service. After retirement, he owned and operated his own lawn care service and also delivered mail for the U.S. Postal Service. He is survived by three sisters, Barbara (Jim) Hays, of Ellettsville, Carolyn Cox, of Gosport and Linda Hunter (Daniel Ward), of Bloomington; two brothers, Fredrick (Kathy) Hunter and Donald Hunter, all of Ellettsville, an uncle, Robert H.(Lois) Meadows, of Bloomington, eight nieces and nephews that were a big part of his life. Bob also leaves behind his faithful companions, his three dogs, Henry, Earl, and Lucy. He was preceded in death by his parents and paternal grandparents, Raymond and Nella Hunter, his maternal grandparents, Cleveland and Melissa Meadows, and one sister, Nora Lee Hunter.

The funeral service will be held at 1:30 P.M. Saturday at Day Funeral Home Chapel Pastor Larry Mitchell officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Friends may visit the family at the Day Funeral Home on Saturday from 10:30 A.M. to1:30 P.M. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Bloomington Hospital. Online condolences may be given at www.dayfuneralservices.com

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, February 12, 2011
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, February 12, 2011
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Robert Hunter

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Kim/Brian Nicholson

February 12, 2011

My heartfeld sympathies go out to the Hunter family. I feel special getting to know Bobby as my lawn man over the years. He became a really good friend and I enjoyed his humor as well as his friendship. You will be truly missed Bobby!

Don Harding

February 12, 2011

This is a sad day for all that were friends with Bob.I have known him for 40 years.we had so many laughs and fun that I could probably write a best seller novel !

He is now in the good hands of the lord and pain free,and we will all met again someday !

February 12, 2011

Hey Bobby Ray, It's me, your prettiest, and most bestest friend ever. I love you! Kim Shannon - I'm thinking about you all, Slim, Freddy Wayne, Linda, Barbara and Carolyn.

Jodey Baugh

February 11, 2011

Ill never forget you buddy,you and your family will forever be in my heart and memories.I love ya brother. Go play on Gods racetrack. Jodey

Brad Compton

February 11, 2011

I am sorry for your loss. Bobby was my classmate and good friend. He also had a wonderful sense of humor!

Nancy (Francisco) Roberts

February 11, 2011

Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

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