Alvin Hunter, 80, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2022 at home with his family.
He was born on July 26, 1942 to Fred and Irene Hunter in Rochester, IN. Alvin graduated from Plymouth High School in 1960. He served in the US Navy from 1960-1963 on the USS Norfolk as an Electronics Technician. His ship was involved in the Cuban Conflict. After the Navy, Al started his career with Frieden Business Machines in 1964 and continued with TRW in 1998. He retired from the Plymouth Community School Corporation, Technology Dept., in 2012.
Alvin married the love of his life, Mary Beth Parsons on November 25, 1967. They had three children, Angie Stevens, (Darren) Alvin Neil Hunter, (Keshena), and Matthew Hunter, (Andraea). He has eight grandchildren, Sam Stevens, Hunter Wilkinson, (Jonathan), Makenna Sanders, (Dalton), Gabby Hunter, John Hunter, Erin Hunter, Adam Hunter, and Sara Hunter and one great-granddaughter, Scarlett Ringer Stevens.
He loved spending time with family and friends. Alvin spent 35 years helping his wife and family with the Plymouth Tennis Program including giving lessons. Since retirement Alvin also volunteered at church and the Bread of Life Food Pantry.
He is preceded in death by both parents, half-brother Lee Huff and brother, Dean Hunter.
A memorial celebration will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 2 pm at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church, 11203 Michigan Rd. Plymouth, IN 46563 with Pastor Ed Friberg officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Bread of Life Food Pantry, 6770 N Michigan St, Plymouth, IN 46563 or to the Plymouth Wesleyan Church.
Derek and Jodi Eveland says
We know the sorrow of losing a loved one and we are so sorry for your loss. We are lifting all of you in prayer.
Hugs- Derek and Jodi Eveland
Joe & Linda S Hunt says
Oh how we loved Al. We are full of wonderful memories of fantastic times together.
My condolences and prayers to all of the family Al was a wonderful positive and supportive man.
Shirley Hilliard says
Mary Beth and family, so sorry to hear of Al’s passing. Prayers for peace and comfort for you all!
William and Shirley
Jen Rees-Davenport says
So very sorry for your loss
Rona Bruce says
Matt Andraea and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Know that I am praying for you and your family. My deepest sympathies.
Marilee (Davis) Johnson says
To the Wonderful Family, I can’t tell you how terribly sad I was to hear of Al’s passing. I had no idea he was sick. I am so sorry to say I will not make it to the service. I want you all to know I’ve always thought so highly Of Al and Mary Beth. My Love and Prayers go out to you.
Sarah Flynn says
Marybeth and family, I am so sorry to hear of Al passing. He always had a quiet kind word and smile every time I saw him. Such a beautiful person!
Sending you all love during the days ahead.
Stacy Pynaert says
I am so very sorry about Al.
I am surrounding you and your family with God’s love and white light.
May you rest in heaven Al 🙏
Mike Baker says
Mary Beth and kids – I’m so sorry for your loss. You have no idea what an amazing impact you and Al had on generations of tennis kids in Plymouth. I believe myself, Dave, Chip, Fred, Teri, Beth, Howard, Coco, etc. might have been your first batch and we are all better because of it.
With much love and sadness.
Carol Finkbiner says
Both Ken and I are so saddened to learn of Al’s passing. May he rest in eternal peace. We’re keeping all of you in our prayers.
Dan & Beth Smith says
Dan and I are very sad hearing of Al’s passing. We had some memorable times at PWC. Loved being in Sunday School class with both of you. And in choir with Al. He was a special person. Thankful to call you both friends. Will be praying for you in the coming days, months, etc. Mary Beth💜
Stacey Hissong Dybala says
Marybeth and Family-
May God comfort your family at this sad time. Mr. Hunter was always such a kind, gentle, supportive person. I know he will be greatly missed. Hugs to you all!!
Vicki Toothaker says
Sincere condolences to the Hunter family from Vicki and Bob Toothaker
Ren and Beverly Van Gilder says
A gentle and kind man, has gone to live, with God.
We send you our sincere sympathy.
Ren and Beverly Van Gilder
Barb Lowry says
Mary Beth and family,
We are shocked and deeply saddened to read of Al’s passing. You both have been special friends over the years – always having a kind word and a smile. We treasure the memories and are grateful for your friendship. May God give you peace during this difficult time. Our love and prayers, Barb & Bub
Julie Palmer says
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Al was always so kind to me, when he worked as a computer tech at school.
Angie, Neil, and Matt, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad.
Prayers for strength, for all.
Lana Singleton says
My heart breaks for you all. Mary Beth, Angie, Neil, Matt and families. What a storehouse of beautiful memories I have of the Hunter Family. Al was always smiling and had such a good soul. I always admired the love Mary Beth and AL had for each other. You all are in my prayers. I am sorry for your loss.
Lana Singleton says
Mary Beth, Angie, Neil, Matt and families….I am so sorry. Al always had a smile and such a good and kind soul. A storehouse of beautiful memories of the Hunter Family. I always admired the love Mary Beth and Al had for each other. Praying for the family.
Linda and Glenn Starr says
Sometimes words just are so inadequate. Our hearts are breaking for you. We have very fond memories of the old tennis days! We will cherish memories of times shared and always remember Al’s smile and blue eyes! Peace and hugs to all!
Devon Stull says
Susie and I extend our deepest condolence to you and your family for your loss of Al, as we will not be able to be there, since we are out of the state. We have alway had the utmost appreciation for you and Al’s friendship’s over many years. Al was a very special man to all of us and will be very much missed.
Devon & Susie
Jim & Sally Scobey says
Sorry to hear that Al has passed away. We have known him for some time and he was an inspiration to others and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time of loss.
Jerry/Barbara Holem says
So sorry to hear of Al’s passing. Our deepest sympathy to family.
Jerry & Barbara Holem
Beverly Haynes says
So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. We lost Norm yesterday so I know your loss.
Paula Neidlinger says
Not only was Al a supporter of Aly and Nick in tennis, but he was my favorite “tech” supporter at school. He was so kind to me and had a smile that always brightened my day no matter what. Sending my sincere heartfelt condolences and love to the entire family.
Fred and kathy funk says
Sorry for your loss. God bless your family
Fred and kathy funk says
God bless your family. Sorry for your loss.
Fred and Kathy Funk
Peg Smith says
Mary Beth – So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family. What a beautiful legacy Al has left. Take care of yourself. Peg Smith
Ann & Emily Bowser says
We are so sorry about Al’s passing. He was always very kind. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Debbie Wray says
Mary Beth, I just saw that All passed away, I am so sorry for your loss, may heart and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time, love you! Debbie Wray
Jeanne Parsons says
So very sorry to hear of Al’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. The Good Shepard has called home one of his lambs.
May peace be with you.