Dec 3, 1925
Feb 11, 2014
Wendell D. Hunter, 88, of Louisville died Monday Feb 10, 2014 at Baptist East Hospital He was a retired Henry Vogt retiree and Korean Army veteran. Survivors his wife Joyce Floyd Hunter, children Anita Palmer and David Alan Hunter; siblings Jerry Hunter(Dorothy), Sammie Davis and Shirley Bass; eight grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren. Funeral Saturday 11AM at Community Missionary Baptist Church 4909 E. Indian Trail. Burial Louisville Cemetery. Visitation 9am-11am at the church. W.T. Shumake & Daughters in charge. Wendell Darnell Hunter was born to the late Fred Douglas Hunter and Bessie Mae Talbott Hunter on December 3, 1925 in Calhoun, Kentucky. He received Christ at an early age, and was baptized at Lampton Baptist Church. After his father was drafted into the service, Wendell enlisted in the US Army and served in WW II. After being honorably discharged, he returned to Louisville where he met and married Joyce Floyd, the love of his life. Wendell was employed at Henry Vogt Machine Company. He was a very reliable hard working employee. He enjoyed his work there until his retirement. Wendell had a love of music. His favorite was Johnny Mathis: “If We Only Had Love”. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother in-law and uncle. Wendell departed this life, Tuesday, February 11, 2014, He was loved, and will be missed by all who knew and loved him. He leaves to cherish his memory .a legacy of love, hope and dedication to his wife of 58 years Joyce; children, Anita Palmer Brooks and David Alan Hunter; siblings, Sammie Davis, Shirley Bass and Jerry Hunter (Dorothy); eight grandchildren, twenty-six great-grandchildren, sisters in-law, Anita Bartlett, Vivian Lacey, Virginia Skinner (Elbert).