September 18, 2018
Born in: Madison County,
Resided in: Hendersonville, North Carolina
Hendersonville - Larry Fain Hunter, 76, of Hendersonville, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the Elizabeth House. A native of Madison County, he was a son of the late Ronald and Edna Sams Hunter. He was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Sam Keever as well as a brother, Harold Hunter. A 1960 graduate of Marshall High School, Larry was also a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves. He was co-owner and Vice President of Habco, Inc., a trucking company, for over 45 years. Larry was a member of Etowah Baptist Church where he and his wife were actively involved in the Backpack Ministry. He was a member of the Mt. Hermon Lodge #118 A.F. & A.M., loved old cars and trucks and spending time with his family, especially his grandsons. Larry is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Margaret Wallace Hunter; two daughters, Allison Hunter Keever of Etowah and Stephanie Hunter Cooke (Kevin) of Fletcher as well as three grandsons, Will and Alex Keever and Ethan Cooke. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, September 21, 2018 in the Chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday one hour prior to the service. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 P.M. Friday at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Marshall. In lieu of flowers, the family graciously asks that you consider making a contribution in Larry’s memory to Four Seasons Compassion for Life Hospice or to Etowah Baptist Church Backpack Ministry. Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.