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Official Obituary of

Paul Raymond Hunter

February 27, 1924 ~ February 21, 2024 (age 99) 99 Years Old
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Paul Hunter Obituary

Paul Raymond Hunter, age 99 of Mansfield, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024.

Paul was born on February 27, 1924 to the late Floyd and Luella (Murphy) Hunter in Columbus, Ohio.  On July 22, 1946, he married Clara Brown in Marion, Ohio.

He served our country in the United States Navy in the Pacific during WW2. Paul retired after 43 years at Tecumseh Products as a Foreman in the maintenance department. In his younger days, he ran track, help coach his son’s Little Leage baseball team, attended Indy car racing and spent countless hours volunteering for the Athletic Boosters at Pleasant Schools.  He loved to play golf, even at 98 years old. He will truly be missed by family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Clara Hunter; his granddaughter, Lynsey R. Hunter; and his brother, Art Murphy.

Those who will cherish his memories include his children: Shirley (Joe) Higley of Marion, Ohio, Roger (Gloria) Hunter of Mansfield, Ohio, Gloria (Mark) Carlson of New Auburn, Wisconsin and Anita Douville of Ontario, Ohio; his eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.

Friends and family may come to honor Paul’s life from 12pm to 1pm on Monday, February 26, 2024 at Boyd Funeral Home.  A funeral service will follow starting at 1pm at the funeral home with Pastor Paul Lintern officiating and the Marion Area Veteran’s Council closing with military honors.  A burial will follow the funeral service at Marion Cemetery.  Donations may be given in Paul’s memory to: Pat Kracker Breast Cancer Fund and mailed to: PO Box 3552, Mansfield, OH 44907 and/or the Sutherin Family Eye Care Fund through the Marion Community Foundation at 504 S. State St., Marion, OH  43302.  The Boyd Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Hunter family.

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February 26, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Boyd Funeral Home
122 W. Columbia St.
Marion, OH 43302

Funeral Service
February 26, 2024

1:00 PM
Boyd Funeral Home
122 W. Columbia St.
Marion, OH 43302

Interment following funeral service
February 26, 2024

Marion Cemetery
620 Delaware Ave.
Marion, OH


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