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Wallace Lee "Wally, Paw Paw" Hunter

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“Stan and GlindaOur hearts are sadden with the loss of Paw Paw. We fell in love with him years ago at one of your backyard parties on Virginia Beach....Read More »
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“Stan and Glinda I'm so deeply sorry for your loss I know that it was such a blessing to have him with you these past few years. Cherish the memories...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Sandi Stroup - Charleston, WV

“Thanks for your service Soldier !!!!Job well doneWayne WilliamsUnited States Marine Corps ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Wayne Williams - USMC - Longs, SC

“So sorry for your loss, I knew your father from John Brawley Post 20 where my late husband was post commander at one time and Hoss worked side by...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Sue Dodd-Hossler - Charleston, WV


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Wallace Lee "Wally, Paw Paw" Hunter 85 of Myrtle Beach, SC, Formerly of Charleston, WV passed away August 7, 2016 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.
At 16 years old Wallace went into the US Army and fought in the Korean War. He was a Sergant, Battery A7 division 48th field artillery, 8th Army Korea, part of the "Frozen Chosen." Wallace was a member of VFW Post 8129, lifetime member of DAV Kanawha Chapter 28, Korean War Vet Association and American Legion Post 20 where he was instrumental in all the parades, active in veteran's events and day to day operations. He loved all that he did with his brothers of the legion. Wallace was a member of Teamsters Local #175 and retired from Valley Bell with 45 years of service.
He touched many lives in such a special way that always made everyone feel special. Prior to moving to Myrtle Beach to live with his son and daughter-in-law, he was a member of Mountain Mission of Charleston. Since moving his days were filled with new acquaintances, riding the golf cart to the beach and sitting on his deck at the Beach House.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Jean Hunter; son, Larry Hunter; parents, William and Goldie Hunter; brothers, Ray, Russell and Harley Hunter, Roscoe, Lidge and John Buffington; sister, Sally Hunter Hughes.
Survivors include; son, Stan Hunter and wife Glinda of Myrtle Beach, SC; daughter, Melody Hunter and partner Susan Hart of Port Richey, FL; brother Paul Hunter and wife Alice of Boone County; sister, Hazel Buffington Griggs; several nieces and nephews; dearest friends, Kathryn Fowler, Todd and Tammy Beasley, all of Charleston, and his precious little dog Lucy.
Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM Friday August 12, 2016 at Charleston Mountain Mission with Evangelist Dana Clay officiating. Entombment with military graveside rites provided by James E. Marshall Post 187 of Winfield, WV will follow in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 PM Thursday August 11, 2016 at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home and one hour prior to services at the church.
The family will accept online condolences at: cpjfuneralhome.com
Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Hunter Family.