Y Z Hunter

July 22, 1926June 1, 2018

Mr. Y Z Hunter, a native of Selma, Alabama, was born on July 22, 1926, departed this life peacefully at his residence on Friday, June 1, 2018. He lived a long great life of 91 years. He retired from the City of Mobile after over 40 years of service. Preceding him in death is his mother, Luvenia Hunter and father, Virgil Carter; two sisters, four brothers; and one great-grandson. He is survived by his only child, son, Mr. James Lee (Delores) Hunter of Mobile, AL; one brother, Mr. Clarence (Gwendolyn) Hunter Sr. of Mobile, AL; two granddaughters, Ms. Jamie Hunter Williams, and Ms. Shalanise Evans Hunter, both of Mobile, AL; four grandsons, Mr. James (Sylvia) Hunter, Mr. Carl (Edwina) Hunter, Mr. Harold (Kimber) Hunter, and Mr. James (LaKeshia) Grimes, all of Mobile, AL; 18 great-grandchildren; four devoted nieces, Mrs. Rosie Conner Hunter of Far Rockaway, NY, Mrs. Berta Mae (Johnnie) Ervin, Ms. Gloria (Melvin) Wade, and Ms. Ida Mae Hunter; one devoted godson, Mr. Thomas (Dale) Blakely of Mobile, AL; two devoted neighbors and friends, Ms. Bell and Ms. Mary of Mobile, AL; and one lifelong friend, Mr. Ed McClane. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, June 8, 2018 at Pine Crest Funeral Home on Dauphin Island Parkway in Mobile. A Homegoing Celebration will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Pine Crest, with interment in Pine Crest Cemetery to follow.


  • Luvenia Hunter, Mother
  • Virgil Carter, Father
  • James Lee and Delores Hunter, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Clarence and Gwendolyn Hunter Sr., Brother and Sister-in-law
  • Jamie Hunter Williams, Granddaughter
  • Shalanise Evans Hunter, Granddaughter
  • James and Sylvia Hunter, Grandson and his wife
  • Carl and Edwina Hunter, Grandson and his wife
  • Harold and Kimber Hunter, Grandson and his wife
  • James and LaKeshia Grimes, Grandson and his wife
  • Rosie Conner Hunter, Devoted Niece
  • Berta Mae and Johnnie Ervin, Devoted Niece and Nephew-in-law
  • Gloria and Melvin Wade, Devoted Niece and Nephew-in-law
  • Ida Mae Hunter, Devoted Niece
  • Thomas Blakely, Devoted Godson
  • Ms. Bell and Ms. Mary, Devoted Neighbors
  • Ed McClane, Life-long Friend
  • Mr. Hunter was also preceded in death by two sisters; four brothers; and one great-grandson.
    He is survived by 18 great-grandchildren.


  • Visitation Friday, June 8, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Committal Service Saturday, June 9, 2018

Y Z Hunter

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