December 13, 1945 - December 14, 2021
Lester Lee Hunter, 76, of New Castle passed away Tuesday morning, December 14, 2021 at Community Hospital in Anderson. He was born December 13, 1945 in Columbus, OH, a son of the late Willie M. and Glenna (Ellis) Hunter. He was employed by General Motors in the Metal Fabrication Division for 36 years. Lester was a 1965 graduate of Marysville High School in Marysville, Ohio and attended Springfield Tech. He currently and for the past 29 years owned and operated “Lock-Buster”, a local locksmith business. He was also a 30 year volunteer for the Greensboro Volunteer Fire Department. Lester was a longtime founding member of Cross Road Church, where he was an Elder. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era and a member of the National Guard. Lester never met a stranger, loved to laugh and help people. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Connie Hunter of New Castle; children, Heath (Noel) Hunter of Knightstown, Kenneth (fiancé, Galene Pendleton) Hunter of Greensboro and Brandon (Melissa) Hunter of Rushville; grandchildren; Katherine (Clayton) Crosby of Greenfield, Jareth Hunter of Knightstown, Ryan (Macey) Hunter of New Castle, Jonathan Hunter of Knightstown, Braiden Hunter of Rushville and Trevor Hunter of Rushville; great grandchildren, Zevaeh Glover and Axle Crosby; siblings, Effie Ferguson of Columbus, OH, Athrea Hedrick of Shoreview, MN, Howard Hedrick of Columbus, OH and Darleen (Jim) Forsythe of South Salem, OH; several nieces & nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, Thomas and Denver Hedrick and David Hunter. Services will be at 11:00am Monday December 20, 2021 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle with Rev. Danny Douglas officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00pm-6:00pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to the Greensboro Volunteer Fire Department or Cross Road Church. You may express condolences or share a memory of Lester at www.hinsey-brown.com.
Lester Lee Hunter, 76, of New Castle passed away Tuesday morning, December 14, 2021 at Community Hospital in Anderson. He was born December 13, 1945 in Columbus, OH, a son of the late Willie M. and Glenna (Ellis) Hunter. He was employed by General... View Obituary & Service Information