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Robert Matthew “Matt” Hunter

January 19, 1934 ~ November 5, 2019 (age 85)


Robert Matthew “Matt” Hunter, of Macon, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 11, 2019 at Hart’s Chapel of the Cupola with Dr. Mark Hudgins officiating.  The family will greet visitors following the service.  The burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Ingleside Baptist Church, 834 Wimbish Rd., Macon, GA 31210.

Matt, son of the late J. R. Hunter and the late Virginia Hunter, was born January 19, 1934, in Fitzgerald, Georgia.  He was married to his high school sweetheart, Sylvia Arnold Hunter for 65 years. He was co-owner of White and Lavender Pest Control and dedicated 63 years of service to the company.  He was a member of Ingleside Baptist Church for 26 years. He served his country in the United States Army.  Matt also enjoyed mentoring many young men in middle Georgia as a Scoutmaster of Troop 5 on Ingleside Avenue in Macon.

Matt will be greatly missed by his surviving family members including, his wife Sylvia; son, Mark Hunter (Yvonne); granddaughter, Kelly Hardy (Jonathan); great grandchildren, Karlie, Willa Kate, and Ryan; sister in law, Fran Wood (Jim) of Bradenton, Florida; niece, Angela Hardin (Jerry) of Fitzgerald, Georgia; niece, Patty Hunter; nephews, Carl (Regina) Harbuck of Benton Harbor, Michigan; Alan Harbuck of Cocoa, Florida; and David Hunter (Sondra) of Wilmington, North Carolina.

He was predeceased his brother, Russell “Sonny” Hunter (Pearl) of Wilmington, North Carolina; sister, Martha Carolyn Miles (Merlin) of Fitzgerald; and nephew, John Miles of Henderson, North Carolina.

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Hart’s at the Cupola, Hart's Mortuary and Cremation Center, 6324 Peake Rd, Macon, GA 31210 has charge of the arrangements.

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 Service Program


Celebration of Life
November 11, 2019

1:00 PM
Hart's at the Cupola
6324 Peake Road
Macon, GA 31210

Visitation to follow service

Hart's at the Cupola
6324 Peake Road
Macon, GA 31210

Please note
Burial will be private.


Ingleside Baptist Church
834 Wimbish Rd, Macon GA 31210

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