John Wesley Hunter Sr.

Published 11:20 am Wednesday, May 4, 2011

John Wesley Hunter Sr. died Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at his residence. He was 70.

Mr. Hunter retired as a detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. He was a veteran of the Navy, serving in Vietnam. He was a member of American Legion Tyner-Ford Post No. 213 and the Knights of Peter of Los Angeles. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Vaul and Susie Hunter; his grandparents, George and Rachel Winston; and his wife, Willie D. Logan Hunter.

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He is survived by his wife, Ruby Hunter of Vicksburg; a son, John Wesley Hunter Jr. of Carson, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Kimberly N. Ferguson of Vicksburg; two daughters, Jacqueline Hunter Blue of Carson and Tonya Hunter of Pasadena, Calif.; and other relatives.

W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.