Jake Hunter, Jr., age 88, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016, at his home in Cadiz, KY. Mr. Hunter retired from the Lake Barkley State Resort Park where he worked for many years with the Maintenance Department at Boots Randolph Golf Course in Cadiz, KY, and where he once served as Greenskeeper Superintendent. After his retirement, Jake spent many years volunteering at Boots Randolph Golf Course and continued to be a huge supporter of youth golf. Jake was an avid golfer and athlete. During his youth, he notably played for the Boston Braves Minor League Affiliate team. He proudly served in the US Air Force during the Korean War and was a long time member of Joiner's Chapel Church of Christ in Trigg Co., KY. He is survived by: one son - Marty Hunter, Soquel, CA; one grandson; two brothers - Larry Hunter, Wentzville, MO; and H.C. Hunter, Rock Hill, SC; and sister-in-law - Anette Hunter, Cadiz, KY. He was preceded in death by: his parents - Jake Hunter, Sr. & Maude Howell Hunter; four brothers - Troy Hunter, Billy Hunter, Ray Hunter, and Charles Lacy Hunter; and one sister - Dorothy Mae Hunter. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, KY, where the family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Thursday, August 11, 2016. Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 2:00 PM Thursday, August 11, 2016 with Rodney Cheatham and Jerry Crunk officiating. Burial will follow at Joiner's Chapel Cemetery in Trigg Co., KY.
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