James Thomas Hunter died Tuesday.
Born Jan. 18, 1934, in Indianapolis, he was a son of the late Thomas and Della Hunter.
Mr. Hunter attended public schools and served two years as a Private 1st class in the U.S. Army before being honorably discharged in 1955. He worked almost 40 years for General Motors, studied at the Hobart School of Welding, and received his certification for Millwright.
He was a member of UAW Local 23 and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He was a member of Sanders Temple and then became a founding member of the Bread of Life C.O.G.I.C. where he served as a deacon, trustee, and on the usher board while his health permitted.
Survivors include his first wife and friend, Juanita Terry; their children Carol, Cathy, James jr., and Kenneth; his wife of 42 years, Catherine Hunter; their children Tomasena, Sarah, and Isaiah; 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, four sisters, a brother, and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends; and an aunt, Jenny.
Preceding him in death were a brother, Lawerance; a sister, Dorothy; and a daughter, Tawanda.
Services are noon Tuesday at Sanders Temple C.O.G.I.C., 3516 E. 39th St., Indianapolis. Interment will be at Lincoln Memory Gardens, 6851 S. Indianapolis Road, Whitestown.
Calling at the church is for two hours prior to the service.