1845. Joseph Leslie Hunter
was born on 22 Aug 1908 in Snyder, Scurry County, Texas. He appeared on
the census on 15 Apr 1930 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
(1413) He died on 7 Oct 1973 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
(1414) He was buried in Waurika Cemetery,
Joe lived at 3223 Mount Vernon, Fort Worth, from the 1930's to his death.
From the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Monday Morning, October 8, 1973, Page 6C:
Joe L. Hunter, 3233 Mt. Vernon, on Sunday, October 7.
Survivors: Wife, Dorothy Hunter, daughter, Mrs. Tom Contee, Champagne, Illinois;
brothers, Clarence and Earl. E. Hunter, both of Fort Worth; sister, Mrs. T. E.
Box, Kansas City; Mrs S. A. Austin, Mrs. E. B. Abbington, Fort Worth; granddaughter,
Friends may call at Harveson & Cole Funeral Home, 702 Eighth Ave. until 1
Services Polytechnic Methodist Church. Graveside services 4:30 p.m. Tuesday,
Waurika Cemetery, Waurika, Oklahoma.
Pallbearers, Harry Schwier, Cliff Clary, Dillin Harrison, Med Henry, Ted Reeves,
Lloyd Stevens, Harold Newth, Joe Emerson.
Honorary pallbearers: Officers and Directors of Northside North For Worth State
bank. Arrangements Harveson & Cole.
From the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Monday Evening, October 8, 1973, Page 10A:
RETIRED BANKER DIES AT AGE 65
Joe L. Hunter, 65, who retired in August as a vice president of the North Fort
Worth State Bank, died yesterday morning in a Fort Worth hospital.
A native of Snyder, Hunter moved to Fort Worth in 1918. He had been employed
at the bank for 30 years.
He was a member of the Ply Methodist Church for 30 years, a past master of the
Poly Masonic Lodge No. 942 and a Shriner.
Survivors include his wife Dorothy of the home, 3223 Mt. Vernon; a daughter,
Mrs. Tom Conlee of Champagne, Ill.; two brothers, Clarence Hunter and Earl Hunter,
both of Fort Worth; three sisters, Mrs. T. E. Box of Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. S.
A. Austin and Mrs. E. B. Abington, both of Fort Worth, and one granddaughter.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Poly Methodist Church.
Honorary pallbearers will be officers and directors of the North Fort Worth
State bank and members of the Couples Class of the Poly Methodist Church. Graveside
services will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Waurika, Okla.
He was married to Dorothy Lela Murphy (daughter of Roy
Crawford Murphy and Allie Beatrice Gaines) on 11 May 1929
in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Joseph Leslie Hunter
and Dorothy Lela Murphy had the following children:
Glenda Jo Hunter.