Hunter, Stephen Mark
Stephen Mark Hunter, 209 Pine Street, Blacksburg, Va., passed away Thursday, June 24, 2010, in the Roanoke Trauma Center. He was 50 years old. He was born May 14, 1960 at Brevard, N.C. to Stephen Morgan Hunter and Sybil Gregory Hunter, who predeceased him.
Mark graduated from Clemson University with a BS Degree in mechanical engineering and Virginia Tech with a MS Degree in business administration. He was Associate Director of Career Services at Virginia Tech. Mark was a great lover of music and was pianist at the Good Shepherd Church of the Brethren, Blacksburg, Va., where he was an active member for many years. He was quite involved with family genealogy, hiking, and travel. He treasured people, especially his church congregation and his co-workers at Career Services at Virginia Tech.
Mark is survived by his father, Stephen Morgan Hunter and stepmother, Donna, of Hendersonville, N.C.; grandmother, Selma Morgan Hunter, of Brevard, N.C.; an adopted sister, Morgan Puckett and her husband, Shawn, of Chicago; one niece, three aunts, four uncles and many cousins, and partner, David Jones, of Blacksburg, Va.
Visitation will be held at the Good Shepherd Church of the Brethren, 950 Heather Dr., Blacksburg, on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 6 to 8 p.m. A celebration of life will be held at the church on Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Good Shepherd Church of the Brethren, Blacksburg, VA, The Heifer Project (www.heifer.org), or Doctors Without Borders (www.doctorswithoutborders.org).
Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.