John H. Hunter, age 81, of Alliance, passed peacefully at his home on January 20th with his loving wife by his side.
He was born July 11, 1941 in Erie, Pennsylvania to Howard E. and Lillian A. (Earhart) Hunter.
A graduate of Canton McKinley High School, John served in the U.S. Navy as a Radioman 2nd Class. He received several commendations, including participating in the John F. Kennedy’s inaguaral parade.
John had a long and illustrious career in banking, beginning at First National City Bank and retiring from Bank One as Senior Relationship Manager and Vice President.
After retiring, he worked with his long-time friend, Jeff First at First Realty.
John was a member of Conrad Masonic Lodge, Elks 467, and a long-standing member of the Alliance Country Club.
An avid golfer, John also enjoyed fishing, and spending time with his family and many friends.
He will be loved and missed by his family, including his wife of 25 years, Sue (Costea) Hunter; his son, Jason Hunter; his grandson, Jesse Hunter; his sister, Ginny (Tom) Soldatis; his sister-in-law, Stephanie Hunter; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Richard and Steve; and his son, Mark.
Per John’s request, a private family gathering will take place.
Memorial contributions in John’s honor may be made to Aultman Alliance Hospice, 200 E. State St. Alliance, OH 44601.
Arrangements are by Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home, 75 S. Union Ave. Alliance, Ohio 44601.