Hunter, Woodrow W. (2008)

Obituary of Woodrow W. Hunter ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mr. Woodrow W. Hunter, age 95, passed away Sunday August 10, 2008 at his residence.  Mr. Hunter was born in McDowell County on October 25, 1912 and was a son of the late Fred Killian Hunter and Ether Holland Hunter.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church and he retired from Drexel Heritage Furnishings.  He will be remembered by his family as a loving father, grandfather, great and great-great grandfather.  Preceding Mr. Hunter in death was his wife Eliza “Dot” Burgin Hunter and a son James W. Hunter.

Surviving Mr. Hunter are: Robert V. Hunter, son and wife Dean of Spartanburg; Charles D. Hunter, son and wife Sharon of Rock Hill, SC; daughter-in-law Annette Hunter of Tampa, FL; Fannie Cranford, sister of San Antonio, TX; seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday August 12, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Revs. Michael Swofford and Kevin Reinke officiating.  The family received friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Interment was in Glenwood Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of McDowell County 575 Airport Road Marion, NC 28752.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday August 13, 2008 Volume 14 #32

Associated names: Hunter, Holland, Burgin, Cranford