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Bernard Eugene Hunter

August 28, 1953 ~ January 15, 2022 (age 68)

Obituary

SALISBURY – Mr. Bernard E. Hunter, age 68 of 3550 Dogwood Court, Salisbury, passed, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022 at the home of his niece, Priscilla Hunter. He was born in Rowan County on, Aug. 28, 1953 to the late Herbert A. Hunter and Cory Selena Stinson Hunter. He was a graduate of West Rowan High School. He furthered his education at Rowan Cabarrus Community College where he received certification in Heating and Air Conditioning. He was last employed at GDX Automotive as a machine operator.

Bernard was a funeral attendant at Hairston Funeral Home for many years and along with his loving wife, Emma was very supportive of the firm.  He was also a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church, where he served as a trustee.

Bernard was very skilled in computer technology and heating and air installation and repairs, which he thoroughly enjoyed.  

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Emma Archie Hunter; sisters, Ida Hargrave, Mabel Burns, Nancy E. Hunter, and Mayzella Forney; brothers, Albert Hunter, James Hunter, Daniel Hunter, Calvin Hunter, and Oscar Hunter.

Survivors include brother, Mr. Alonzo S. Hunter (Rachel), East Spencer; sisters, Estell Salters, and Margaret Hunter, both of Roanoke, Va.; step-daughter, Cassandra Walker, New York; grandson raised in the home, Preston Wallace, III; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws and dear friends.

Arrangements: Service: Saturday, Jan. 22 at Gethsemane Baptist Church 719 S. Caldwell St., Salisbury, NC. . Visitation: 12:30 p.m. Funeral: 1 p.m.  Rev. Dr. Roy Dennis, pastor, officiant/eulogist. Burial will follow in Rowan Memorial Park.

 Public viewing, Friday, Jan. 21 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m., weather permitting. Masks are required at the visitations and service.

Hairston Funeral Home is serving the Hunter family. Online condolences may be sent to: hairstonfh.com.

Family and friends are being received at the home of his niece, Priscilla Hunter, 1108 Crosby St. Salisbury, NC.

DUE TO INCLIMATE WEATHER TODAY, FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD ON, SUNDAY, JANUARY 23, 2022 TO BEGIN BETWEEN 12:30 P.M. AND 1:00 P.M. VISITATON WILL BE 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE SERVICE.

MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED.

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Services

Funeral Service
Sunday
January 23, 2022

12:30 PM
Hairston Funeral Home
703 South Main Street
Salisbury, NC 28144

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