Deacon Jacob C. Hunter, Sr.

Deacon Jacob C. Hunter, Sr., 93, of 222 Collins Road, Spartanburg, SC, passed away Sunday, October 2, 2022 in Palmetto Patriot’s Home, Gaffney, SC.

He was a son of the late Trossie Cleo Hunter, Sr. and the late Mrs, Addie Cora Tucker Hunter. “Jake” was the widower of Mrs. Valiree Dewberry Hunter.

He was a member and deacon of Island Creek Baptist Church; an Army Veteran of the Korean War

In addition to his parents and wife, he was also predeceased by two daughters, infant Cathy Hunter and Mrs. Rosa Mae Hunter Underwood; and four siblings: Trossie Jr., Mrs. Tecora Oliver, Bennie Hunter, and Lincoln Hunter.

Surviving are: five children, Mrs. Margaret Sarratt (Retired Master Sergeant James), Rev. Jacob C. Hunter, Jr (Linda), Mrs. Gloria Dawkins (Mark), Roy Hunter, and A. Ray Hunter (Jada); son-in-law, Calvin Underwood; siblings, Mrs. Ceola Posey, Mrs. Ruby Mae Brackett, Mrs. Gladys Johnson, Mrs. Judy foster, and Deacon Columbus Hunter; sister-in-law, Elaine Hunter; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held Friday, October 7th, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in The Gilmore Mortuary in Gaffney.

A Funeral Service with Military Rites will be held Saturday, October 8th, 11:00 a.m., in Island Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Hunter officiating. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery.