Louie Porter Hunter, III, 76, of Oakboro, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Atrium Health Stanly in Albemarle after a period of declining health.
Louie was born June 17, 1945 in Charlotte to the late Louie Porter "LP" Hunter, Jr. and the late Alice Rucker Hunter.
He was a member of Bethel Church Midland, graduated from North Mecklenburg High School, served in the Air National Guard and was the retired owner of Hunter Air Systems.
Louie will lie in state at the funeral home on Sunday, September 12, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. He will be laid to rest during a private committal service at Bethel Church Cemetery, 12700 Idlebrook Rd., Midland, NC. A memorial service in celebration of Louie's life will be held at a later date.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Lynn Bowers Hunter of Oakboro, NC; daughters, Lou Magaldi and Becky (Randal) Bast; son Chip (Leigh) Hunter; grandchildren, Abram Magaldi, Katie Bast, Aidan Bast, Isaac Bast, Rachel Bast, Bethany (Trevor) Cruse, Duke (Sarah) Hunter, Savannah Hunter, Carley Hunter, Alex Hunter; great-grandchildren, Eli Cruse and Lyla Rose Hunter; as well as sisters Ann (Tom) Brown and Gwen (Jimmy) Parker.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bethel Church Midland, 12700 Idlebrook Road, Midland, NC 28107 or Mama Tara Miskito Orphanage, Inc. mamatara.org
Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Hunter family.
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