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Obituary: Ben Hunter ’53

March 25, 1930 — July 23, 2010

Long Barn resident Ben Wesley Hunter died July 23 at Oak Terrace Memory Care in Soulsbyville. He was 80.

Born in North Carolina, he earned his undergraduate degree from Antioch College in Ohio. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. He had careers in real estate and insurance.

He enjoyed hiking, feeding the squirrels, and walking around the lake near his home.

He is survived by son, Ben W. Hunter Jr., of Martinez; daughter, Holly Hunter, of Los Gatos; grandchildren, Grayson, Hudson, and Emerson Morley, all of Los Gatos.

He is proceeded in death by father, Ben W. Hunter; and mother, Mabry Plyler Hunter.

No service is scheduled. Terzich and Wilson is handling arrangements.