William Dwight Hunter


William Dwight Hunter passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2007, in Crescent City.

He was born on Dec. 12, 2007, in Muskogee, Okla., to Francis and Maria Hunter. He was a 51-year resident of Del Norte County. Mr. Hunter was a U.S. Navy veteran. He worked at a plywood mill before becoming a commercial fisherman, which he did for 20 years. He loved river fishing and the outdoors. He also enjoyed working with metal during his retirement.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Hunter of Crescent City; sisters, Junita Turney and Maxine Swagerty, both of Port Angeles, Wash., Frances Beck of Boardman, Ore., Virginia Beal of Pendelton, Ore., Laura Lotte of Montana, Oma Banker of Harrisburg, Ore.; and numerous other relatives.

The family requests contributions be made to one's favorite charity. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.