Edgar Eugene Hunter III

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Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel
201 N Pine Street
West Memphis, AR  72301
Thursday, May 26, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Roller-Citizens Funeral Home Chapel
201 N Pine Street
West Memphis, AR  72301
Thursday, May 26, 2022
11:00 AM

Edgar Eugene Hunter III

of Horseshoe Lake, AR

January 1, 1960 - May 20, 2022

Edgar (Eddie) Eugene Hunter III, beloved father, companion, son, brother, uncle and friend, passed away on May 20, 2022 at his home in Horseshoe, AR.

Eddie was born on January 1, 1960 in Covington, TN to Mary Ann and Junior Hunter as the first newborn of the new year in Tipton County. He graduated from Munford High School in 1978. After graduation he carried on the family tradition of farming and trucking. Later in his career he used his natural teaching talents to teach trucking skills and help students receive their CDLs. For the past two years he retired from the industry and returned to his roots of farming by starting his own "Tiny Farm" of fruits and vegetables and sharing this passion and skills with his friends and grandchildren.

In addition to working on his "Tiny Farm", Eddie was a devoted grandfather and prided himself in being his daughter's extra set of hands and wheels. He could often be found running his grandchildren from activity to activity, watching band performances or giving driving lessons. He also enjoyed traveling to Florida and spending time with his mother and enjoying her beautiful gardens.

Eddie also had a passion for music. He loved any opportunity he had to spend with his musically talented friends and cherished their fellowship.

Eddie is survived by his mother, Mary Ann Hunter; his companion and best friend, Rebecca Peden; his daughter, Amanda (Dan) Samples; his granddaughters, Maylee, Emma and Becca Samples; his grandson, Jack Samples; his sister, Alicia Hunter; his nieces, Stacey (Andy) Smith and Valerie Hopkins; his great nieces, Jazlynn Ward, Kinsley Smith and his great nephews, Hunter Kelley and Jaxson Ward.

In lieu of flowers, Eddie's family requests that donations be made in his honor to a philanthropy of your choice.

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Carolyn Lantto
Leesburg, FL
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Thursday, May 26, 2022

Eddie was one of a kind he was a friend to everyone and we all better because he brought out the good in us all we will remember and miss him aways and forever so love you Eddie

Lisa Wortham-Huggins
Beehe, AR
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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

I am very blessed and a better person for having known Eddie and his family and having them in my life for more than 25 years. He was my son, Wyatt Long's Godfather. What a welcoming party is going on in heaven as God has received a true friend, angel and loving man into his kingdom. You and Wyatt make sure you continue guiding and loving us till we see you again. To say "You will be miss", is a monumental understatement. With love and prayers.

Andrew Demuth
Broken Arrow, OK
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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Edgar we didn’t get to hang out much while I was at Roadmaster but I learned a lot from you. You were a mentor and a fellow musician I am glad I got to know you when I did. Prayers to you and your family

Chuck Tillman
Lakeland, TN
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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

I remember playing baseball with Eddie back in the day. I just found a picture from the Munford Dixie Youth All Stars from I believe 1972. Eddie is kneeling in the front row! Ms Mary Ann and family I am deeply sorry for your loss!

David meadors
Ripley, TN
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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Eddie was a good man and friend he will be miss in the farming community.

Theta Richardson Love
Atoka, TN
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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

So sorry to hear about Eddie. Mary Ann , you are in my thoughts and prayers. I miss and enjoyed the days were worked together at BHM-Tipton.

Mark Miles
Burlison, TN
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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Lost touch with Eddie over the years, but be was always kind and giving man. Prayers to the family and friends. God Bless!!

Gwen Smith Freema
Munford, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

So sorry to hear of Eddie's passing. Grew up together and were neighbors,, always looked up to you. Rest in peace.

Stan Howard
burlison, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Eddie was always a great person to be around. He will be greatly missed.
God Bless
Stan

Cindy Glass
Covington, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

I'm am so sorry to hear this. Amanda, you, family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers. I love you!!

Bill dunn
Atoka, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

I was working at Tennessee highway patrol Eddie wanted some CDL manuals his friends wanting to drive big trucks, wanted to make sure they knew the rules of the road

Randy tucker
Covington, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Eddie and I had a friendship that lasted 48 years. All the hunting and fishing trips were to many to mention. So happy that we spent the last weekend together. Rest In Peace brother. I will miss you and always cherish the memories

Deborah Sandlin
Nashville, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

May the God of all Comfort and Peace be with your family during this very difficult time! 🙏🏽🌿🕊

Kim Piper
Mobile,
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

We are so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

Cathey +Steve Macneill
Millington, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

WE ARE SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS EDDIE WAS SUCH A WONDERFUL PERSON. KEEPING YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IN OUR PRAYERS!

Greg Bellows
Munford, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Edgar was a Great man, a family man and gave it all if asked, Edgar you will be missed. From the Bellows family to yours, our prayers go to your family and all the friends that Edgar has.

shannon seals
walling, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

so sorry for your loss, prayers for all the family

Dusty Cushard
Saint Charles, MO
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

To an awesome person who showed me a lot in the training industry, someone who I called a good friend.

Mike McKenna
Lansdale, PA
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Edgar was a great co-worker, mentor, and most of all Friend to everyone he met, between me and you Edgar, this is not how I wanted to take your job....joke between us...you will be greatly missed

Brian Hillis
Horseshoe Lake, AR
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Eddie was one of the best men I’ve ever known, being around him at any time in the garden or just hanging out talking he was a true blessing to be around and learn from.

Jerry hunter
Sugar tree, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Pass to early in life.
He will be missed by mini

David O'Dell
Millington, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

I met Edgar in 2002 at Swift Transportation's training academy. Our paths crossed professionally several times over the years and I will always remember his passion for training. Rest in peace my friend.

Vanessa R Siver
Beebe, AR
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

I love Edgar. He was a wonderful boss and friend. Taught me so much at Roadmaster. Every time I'm in a truck training or observing driver safety, I use all that he taught me everyday.

Connie Bryan
Memphis, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

My heart is with you and your family during this time! I am so sorry! Love you , Connie

Mike Mann
MILLINGTON, TN
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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

One of the best men I’ve ever worked with! Edgar showed me what a true friend was. He will be missed. I will always think of him with the fondest of memories. The family is in my prayers.