June 17, 1935 – March 28, 2019
Barbara Louise Beck Hunter, 83, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday, the 28th of March 2019.
She was born the 17th of June 1935 in Winston-Salem, NC and moved to Charlotte as a young girl. She attended Dilworth Elementary, Alexander Graham Junior High School and Central High School graduating in 1953, where she met her high school sweetheart, Roy L. Hunter, Jr. She attended Queens College and Kings College.
Barbara loved her family and worked alongside her husband, Roy in the family business, Roseland Floral Company for many years. She enjoyed their weekend getaways to the mountain house until his death. She was a wonderful cook – she loved to share her recipes. The Hunter family were members of The First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte.
She is survived by her two sons: Chuck Hunter and his wife, Rebecca Conder Hunter and Mike Hunter all of Charlotte, NC; two grandchildren: Meredith and Chase Hunter; her sister, Patricia Beck Miller and husband, Mike; niece, Jennifer Miller Goodson and husband, Todd and a nephew, Grant Miller and wife, Ginny; seven great-nieces and nephews.
A service to celebrate the life of Barbara Hunter will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, the 2nd of April 2019 from the graveside of the Historic Elmwood Cemetery at the Hunter family plot.
Memorials may be made to the local American Heart, American Cancer Association or the Second Harvest Food Bank.
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