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Leslie Ray "Les" Hunter
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1930
Grantsville
Tooele County
Utah, USA
Death: May 20, 2014
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

After eighty-three years of faithful service, Les has now been transferred home to continue his mission, joining his parents, James Austin Hunter and Frances Ratcliffe Fraser, and seven of his nine siblings.

He is survived by his eternal sweetheart of fifty-five years, Marilyn Poulter "Mickie" Hunter, and his seven children and their spouses, DonnaRae (Todd), Kathie, Marilee (Andrew), James (Danielle), Sherilyn (Takeshi), Rainee (Byron), and Debbie (Courtney); twenty-eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; two siblings; and countless family and friends, who will miss him dearly.

He was a window to heaven, and a man who inspired all with his goodness and service to God, his fellow man, and his country. He was generous to a fault.

A native of Grantsville, Utah, he loved sports and dancing; served in the British mission and later in the Manchester, England mission with his wife. He graduated from BYU in Secondary Education, Chemistry and Physics, and did graduate work at the University of Utah.

He served his country in the Korean War and was a temple worker in the Draper and Jordan River temples for thirteen years. He traveled the world as an engineer for Sperry for over thirty years.

We thank God for the honor of knowing him. We can truly say of him that he fought a good fight, finished his course, and kept the faith. In his honor, smile more; spread more love and sunshine in the world; go dancing, as he danced through life; and take a good nap.

A viewing will be held on Sunday, May 25, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 1950 East Dimple Dell Road (10600 South), Sandy. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., with a viewing from 9:30-10:45 a.m., on Monday, May 26, 2014 in the Draper South Mountain Sixth Ward Chapel, 1911 East Gray Fox Drive, Draper.
Interment will be held on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Salt Lake City Cemetery, 4th Avenue and "N" Street, Salt Lake City.
Published in the Salt Lake Tribune from May 22 to May 24, 2014. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Austin Hunter (1885 - 1969)
  Frances Ratcliffe Fraser Hunter (1890 - 1969)
 
 Siblings:
  Louise Hunter Perry (1916 - 1999)*
  Irene Hunter (1918 - 1923)*
  Ruth Hunter Bevan (1920 - 1966)*
  Erma Hunter Tonioli (1922 - 2008)*
  George Austin Hunter (1924 - 2004)*
  Donald Fraser Hunter (1929 - 2008)*
  Leslie Ray "Les" Hunter (1930 - 2014)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: May 22, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 130189021
Leslie Ray Les Hunter
Added by: Ryan D. Curtis
 
Leslie Ray Les Hunter
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- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: May. 22, 2014
 
 
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