James Wade Hunsucker Sr.
December 6, 1933 – February 3, 2020
James Wade Hunsucker, Sr., age 86, of Claremont, NC, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at his residence. He was born December 6, 1933 in Catawba County, the son of the late Wade Hunsucker and Pearl Setzer Hunsucker.
In addition to his parents, he is preceeded in death by his wife of 48 years, Besie Caroline Huffman Hunsucker.
James enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and listening to Blue Grass music. He enjoyed riding his grandbabies on his golf cart, and playing with his beloved canine companion, Sophie.
Those left to cherish his memory are sons, James Hunsucker, Jr. and wife, Jennifer, and Randy Dean Hunsucker; daughter, Judy Kay Byrd and husband, Johnny; sister, Kathleen Bowles; grandchildren, Kyle Hunsucker, Lucas Hunsucker, and Caroline Martinez and husband, Nathan; great-grandchildren, Alayna, Rayen,, and Maycee Martinez; and special niece, Donna Wehunt.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the Drum Funeral Home Chapel in Conover with Pastor Don Sigmon officiating. Burial with military rites will follow at Mt. View UMC Cemetery, 1248 Balls Creek Rd., Claremont, NC 28610
The family will receive friends prior to the service at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to the Hunsucker family at www.drumfh-conover.com
The Hunsucker family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover, NC.
- Receiving of Friends Saturday, February 8, 2020
- Funeral Service Saturday, February 8, 2020