John Hunter, 78, of Winter Garden, passed away on Monday, November 25, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Born on August 6, 1941 in Jacksonville, FL, he was the son of Frank Thomas Hunter, Sr and Kathryn Hunter.
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His is survived by his wife, Andrea; brother Frank Thomas Jr (Lucille); children Steven (Jennifer), Brenda (Gerald) House, Julie, and Brian (Lisa); grandchildren Lindsey, Karlen, Kasey, Hannah, Trey, Madison, Holly, and Alexis; and great granddaughter Kali.
John grew up in Thomasville, GA and graduated from Thomasville High School. He relocated to Orlando, FL where he met his wife of 54 years, Andrea, and began working for Modern Welding Company as a purchasing agent, where he worked for over 40 years. He was well respected in the industry and within his company as one of the top purchasing agents in the business. He was a savvy negotiator and formed solid, long-lasting relationships with key suppliers that also carried over into his personal life.
John treasured his family time, and enjoyed organizing family reunions and get-togethers with extended family regularly. He was an active member of the Catholic church. He also enjoyed traveling, especially cruising and visiting tropical destinations in the Caribbean. He was a very sociable person and enjoyed making new friends wherever he went. His sense of humor and friendly personality was evident in everything that he did. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be sent in John’s name to:
Matthew’s Hope Ministries
611 Business Park Blvd # 101
Winter Garden, FL 34787
(407) 905-9500 Phone
John’s funeral arrangements are in the caring guidance of Winter Oak Funeral Home and Cremations.
1132 E. Plant St. Winter Garden, FL 34787