Douglas Hunter Sr., 73, of Plymouth, N.H. died May 19, 2016, at his home, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.
Born in Staten Island, N.Y. Dec. 27, 1942, he was the son of William and Dorothy (Dobbins) Hunter.
Douglas grew up in Staten Island and graduated from Tottenville High School, class of 1960. He resided in Eastern Long Island for many years and moved to the Plymouth area in 1984.
Douglas worked as a lineman for the Long Island Lighting Company for 20 years and then as director of safety for the Transformer Service Company in Concord, N.H. for 24 years.
Douglas was a U.S. Air Force veteran and served during the Vietnam War.
While on Long Island, Douglas was very involved in the Scouting program. He also loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Douglas is survived by his wife of 54 years, Florence A. (née Teuber) Hunter of Plymouth; sons, Douglas Hunter Jr. and his wife, Gloria, of Parrish, Fla. and Donald G. Hunter and his wife, Marsha, of Plymouth; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and his cousins.
A private service will be held at the convenience of the family at the Blair Cemetery in Campton, N.H.
The Mayhew Funeral Home and Crematorium in Plymouth and Meredith, N.H> were in charge of the arrangements.
This is a paid notice.