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Harry Nelson Hunter

June 1, 1942 — June 25, 2022


Harry Nelson Hunter

Harry Nelson Hunter, 80 of Wilson passed away Saturday.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2022  in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson.  Pastor Jonathan Ange will officiate.


Harry retired from Sprint after thirty-six years of service.  He was a loving husband, father, step-father and grandfather who was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.


Harry is survived by his loving wife of seventeen years, Delois S. Hunter; children, Harry N. Hunter, Jr. and wife, Tonia of Jacksonville, and Karen Hunter of Leland; step-children, Debbie Yates and husband, David, Teresa Jones, and Timmy Phillips; grandchildren, Nick Hunter and wife, Joanna, Jason Hunter, Hunter Smith, and Tyler Smith, and his step-grandchildren, Jennifer Owens, Brittany Owens, Lauren Jones, Jordan Stokes, and Haleigh Stokes.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Hunter and Bessie Norris; sister, Ruth Ezzell, and his brothers, Robert Hunter, Chester Hunter, Roger Hunter, and Elmer Hunter.


In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in Harry’s memory to Hospice of Wilson, 2130 Forrest Hills Drive W, Suite A, Wilson, North Carolina 27893.


Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at


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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

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