Roberts Hillary ‘R.H.’ Hunter

09/23/1937 – 08/14/2019

Obituary for Roberts Hillary ‘R.H.’ Hunter

Roberts Hillary “R.H.” Hunter, 81, of Sedalia, MO passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Bothwell Regional Health Center. He was born on September 23, 1937 in Knob Noster, MO the son of Hillary Thomas and Edith May (Coleman) Hunter, who preceded him in death.

R.H. graduated from Lee’s Summit High School. On February 25, 1988 in Miami, OK he was united in marriage to Jonette Sweetland, who survives of the home. He worked for over forty years as a truck driver. He was regionally known for his special skill of breaking horses. He was a cowboy through and through. He lived his life the “cowboy way.”

Besides, Jonette K. Hunter, his wife of thirty-one years, survivors include his daughter, Kathy Elaine Hunter; two nephews, Charlie Burry and Leroy Burry; three grandsons, Cody R. Wissman, Brenden L. Wissman, and Ty H. Wissman; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Donna J. Hunter; a brother, Dee Hunter; and a sister, Hilda M. Burry.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Pastor Jason Kindle officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.

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RH, is a very unique individual with qualities most didn’t understand. He was a genuine cowboy and unconditional friend.
– Ben Roberts

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