Ellis (Al) Roy Hunterson
April 14, 1939 ‒ July 10, 2017
Ellis (Al) Roy Hunterson, 77, of Delaware, passed away suddenly on July 10, 2017 at the Sarah Moore Home where he was having a bible study with friends.
Al was born on April 14, 1939 in Newcomerstown, Ohio, Tuscarawas County, son of the late Harold Hunterson and Bessie Mae Foster, and was the youngest of three half-sisters who are deceased. He lived in Newcomerstown with his parents, and then in 1956, they moved to Columbus. He graduated from high school in 1957. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on August 12, 1958 and served for three years as a field radio repairman and was honorably discharged. Al then worked for Western Union as a microwave radio repairman and took early retirement. He and a buddy bought a farm in Missouri and worked there for fifteen years. He moved back to Ohio and started volunteering at Grady Memorial Hospital in 2003. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and golf in his younger years and ham radio from his teenage years til his death. His call letters were “W8GEJ”.
A memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 104 North Sandusky Street, Delaware.
Burial will be held in the Dayton National Veteran’s Cemetery at a later date.
The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, Delaware is honored to be serving this proud veteran.
Contributions if desired may be given to the American Heart Association.
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