George Washington Hunter, 76, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 at his home in Speedwell, Tennessee.

He was a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. He loved his family and was loved by everyone. He was preceded in death by his parents Jesse and Clara Hunter and host of brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his wife Louise Hunter, Children Melissa (Randy) Roberts of Middlesboro, KY, Angie (Bart) Gent of Middlesboro, KY, Aaron (Angie) Hunter of Cumberland Gap, TN, Amanda (Wade) Arnette of New Tazewell, TN, Jason (Leslie) Hunter of Ewing, VA; Grandchildren Kendra Epperson, Kayla Jones, Katelyn Arnette, Brooke Baker, Tiffany Hunter, Riley Gent, Grace Gent, Millie Roberts, Donnie Hunter, Karol Hunter, Brantley Hunter and Marlee Roberts; Special Family Trey, Nick and Haley Earls; Great-Granddaughter Ava Grace Epperson.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on Pump Hollow Road in Speedwell, Tennessee with Rev. Jason Hunter officiating, obituary will be read by Dale Myers. Music will be provided by Dale Myers and Bill Angel. Graveside services will follow in the Hunter Family Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Wade Arnette, Randy Roberts, Bart Gent, Riley Gent, Jeff Cupp, Brent Epperson and Clifford Hunter. Honorary Pallbearers will be Cody Jones, Thomas Hunter and Buzzard Massengill.

The family will receive friends after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.

In Lieu of Flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Green Hills Funeral Home.

Green Hills Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is in charge of all arrangements.


  1. Please let his dear loving family I am praying for them he was friendly and a very nice man whom will always be missed by everybody I thought the world of him and his family I’m so very sorry to hear that to love you all from Tina Robertson Cunningham.

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