OBITUARY

Benny Thomas Hunter

September 7, 1969February 23, 2018
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Minister Benny Thomas Hunter, 48, of Harrisonburg passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at his home. He was born on September 7, 1969 in Washington, DC and was the son of Samuel and Owana Hamilton Hunter of Yorktown, VA. Benny graduated from Fort Knox High School in 1988. He lived his early life in Berlin, Germany and was a member of the Berlin Brats Alumni Association. He joined the US Army and served from 1988-1992 at Fort Sill, OK, Artillery Center. He returned to the Harrisonburg area in 2002. Benny loved to minister to everyone he met, he enjoyed spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Demarius Vantre Hunter of Alabama; a daughter, Nyahsa Lewis of Hampton, VA; his siblings, James Hamilton and wife, Robin, of Massanutten, Michael Hunter and wife, Evelyn of Harrisonburg, Jermaine Hunter and wife, Jeanette, of Dover, Del., Kareem Hunter and wife, Linda, of Harrisonburg, Samia Hunter and husband, Michael, of Rock Hill, SC, Monique VanBuren and husband, Rocky, of Yorktown, VA, and Marcus Hunter and wife, Lee, of Harrisonburg; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John M. Bruce and Lenora Hamilton of Harrisonburg, VA, Fred and Henrietta Hunter of Newport News, VA, and George and Bertha Bruce of Harrisonburg, VA. The family will receive friends 6-8 pm, Friday, March 2, 2018 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg. A funeral service will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Newtown Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 2, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 3, 2018
REMEMBERING

Benny Thomas Hunter

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Jacky DuBeck

March 5, 2018

Owana
When you lose someone very precious as Benny no one else can really know all that you feel. But please know that many caring thoughts are with you during this time of sorrow. Praying for you and your family.

Theodore Whitelow

March 2, 2018

From all of us in the Whitelow family we send our deepest condolences to your family at this time of sorrow. Benny was a blessing in our lives and a member of the family. He will be loved and missed and our fond memories with him will forever be cherished and never forgotten. May your family find strength and healing in this celebration of his life and all those he left a lifelong impression on.

Mary Ann (Washington) & Arnold Martin

March 1, 2018

Owana & Family,
We were saddened to learn of the passing of your son. Our thought and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Roz Mathis

February 28, 2018

Owana, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your son, Benny. There is no greater heartache than losing a child. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts prayers for strength and comfort. Fondly, Roz

Shelia Crute

February 28, 2018

Owana & Family,
May GOD comfort your hearts in this time of your lost of your dear love one. I'm praying for you all & Love You.

Paula Hightower

February 28, 2018

Ms. Owana and family,

I am so sorry to hear the lost of your precious son Benny. My deepest condolences goes out to you and the Hunter family. Praying that God comforts you all at this time of lost. His memory will forever live in your hearts.

With Love,

Paula Hightower

Paula Hightower

February 28, 2018

Ms. Owana and family,

I am so sorry to hear the lost of your precious son Benny. My deepest condolences goes out to you and the Hunter family. Praying that God comforts you all at this time of lost. His memory will forever live in your hearts.

With Love,

Paula Hightower

gwendolyn thompson

February 27, 2018

I am so sorry to hear about Benny's passing. I pray that God gives your family the strength at this time of your loss. Know that He is the Healer of all things and I pray that your hearts can be comforted in your time of sorrow.

Maggie Sticklen

February 27, 2018

Owana,

My heart absolutely breaks for you in the loss of your precious son, you know I truly understand the heartbreak! Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!
Much Love,
Maggie Sticklen

Angelica Cruz-Gifford

February 27, 2018

My sincere condolences go out to the Hunter family now and forever. The healing process is different for us all! Benny made his mark at BAHS, he will always be part of our family and forever in our hearts! Only smiles come to mind when I think of Benny!!! ❤️Berlin Brats love you❤️