Charles “Pete” D. Hunter

February 13, 1946 - April 26, 2015

02/13/1946 - 04/26/2015

HUNTER, Charles D. “Pete”, 69, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born February 13, 1946, in Wheeling, a son of the late Lawrence and Gwendolyn Simmons Hunter. He was a retired chemical worker for PPG and a member of St. Joseph Cathedral in Wheeling. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Lawrence Hunter.
He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Marva Rose Hunter; two children, Stacy Hunter of Charlotte, N.C., and Michael Hunter of Wheeling; one grandson, Chris Hunter; two sisters, Shirley King of Wheeling, and Alberta Underwood of Avon, Ohio; one brother, Phillip Hunter of Steubenville, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 11 am with Rev. Daniel Mason officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.
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Brenda J Harris
8 years ago

Dear Marva and family: I am so sorry to hear of Pete’s death. You will all be in my prayers as I pray for strength for you to make it through this difficult time.

M. Belinda Tucker
8 years ago

Dear Marva, Stacy and Mike,

I am so deeply saddened by the loss of your husband and father. I only hope that precious memories of your shared moments will see you through this difficult time.


Belinda Tucker

Buck Armstrong
8 years ago

Eternal rest grant unto Pete, O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace.

Monique Clemont
8 years ago

I am sorry for your loss. You and the family is in my prayers. Love you all.

Gilbert G. Powell Jr
8 years ago

Marva and family: I was sorry to hear of my cousin Pete’s death. I won’t be able to get to the funeral home but you will be in my prayers.

8 years ago

May he rest with God. I’m praying for the pain you are going through.

Tish liggins

8 years ago

My sincere and deepest condolences to the family of “Pete”. Denny Albaugh

Stuart Catlin
8 years ago

Our condolence to the Hunter Family

I remember Pete as one of the good guys, a real classy guy.

May God be with you.

Stuart and Marie Catlin

Drew Meeker
8 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Pete never had a bad word to say about anyone and was the classiest man I ever had the privilege to work with. We have missed him at work since he retired and we will always miss him. RIP Pete

Nancy Marchand
8 years ago


I am very sorry to hear about your dad. If I could do anything for you please let me know. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.


Nancy Marchand

Smithfield Elem.

Jill Trotter
8 years ago


Please know you and your family are in my continued thoughts and prayers! I know your father was a wonderful man, who meant the world to you all.

With love,

Jill Trotter

Smithfield Elementary

Michele O'Connell
8 years ago

Stacy, Chris and family,

I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my prayers as you try to get through this. Your dad will live through your family’s fond memories and happy stories.

Love, the O’Connells

Phoebe Harris McIntosh
8 years ago

To the Family:

Truly “Pete” was one of the most pleasant people I have ever encountered. Such a calm and humble man always. Death is the last shadow before heaven’s dawn. May “Pete” rest in heavenly peace. And may God comfort you with his grace and mercy. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless.

Judy Dennis Stewart
8 years ago

To the Hunter Family: I am sincerely saddened by the death of “Pete.” I pray that you will be comforted in your sorrow.

1 year ago

I’m so saddened to hear of your passing. My memories of chatting with you about history are golden. Rest in peace.