Hunter, Wayne

August 04, 1944 ~ December 11, 2022

HUNTER, David “Wayne” – It is with broken hearts that the family of Wayne Hunter announce his passing on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at his home. Beloved husband of Barbara (Howlett) for 59 years. Loving father of Brian (Kerri) and Jeff (Sharlene). Special grandfather to Brock, Blake, Hayley, Austyn, Chayce and Jenna and great grandfather of many. Dear brother to Richard (the late Bernice) Hunter and brother-in-law of Sybil (The late Don) Mitchell and Leonard (Connie) Howlett. Survived by many friends, cousins and nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Roy and Eva and his brother Don (Irene 2010) Hunter (2019) and in laws Taylor and Hughena Howlett. Wayne worked as a Millwright at DOW Chemicals for 35 years, he enjoyed watching hockey, farming and tinkering with machinery. Wayne will be missed by all who knew him.

Funeral Details
Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Wayne’s life at WYOMING LIONS CLUB, 554 Main Street, Wyoming Ont. N0N 1T0 on Thursday, December 15, 2022 from 1pm to 4pm. A family funeral service will be held at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPEL, Brigden at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to Kidney Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation or Petrolia Minor Hockey Association.

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  1. Barb, Brian and Jeff and families, our sincere sympathy to hear the sad news of Wayne passing away. We will always remember the great times we shared. Love Rick and Marcia

  2. Barb, Jeff and Brian and families we send you our deepest sympathy and condolences for your loss. Wayne will be misssed in the community, especialy for his stories and sense of humor.

  3. We would like to send our sincere condolences to Barb, Jeff, Brian and the Hunter family at this sad time. Gord & Fran Holmes.

  4. Barb, Jeff and Brian and families we send you our deepest sympathy and condolences on your loss.
    Larry and Linda Zavitz

  5. Barb, Jeff and Brian….biggest hugs to all of you and the rest of the Hunter family.
    Wayne was the greatest guy to run into for great conversation and a good catch up time. Always asked of our family, which he always put his first….making sure everyone was doing ok! Loved talking about his “boys”!
    His wisdom and his smile will be missed….
    Take care.

  6. Dear Barb, Jeff, Brian and families. Our sincere condolences to all of you on the hearing of this sad news. Wayne always went out of his way to say hello and kindly ask how my mom or the kids were doing and it always warmed my heart. He will be missed by many. Hugs to all.
    Karynka and family

  7. Barb, Jeff, Brian and families. Thinking of you all during this difficult times. I was saddened to hear the news of his passing. We had a lot of fun times together with our two families. I remember Wayne always having a smile and a bit of a mischievous grin as he took part of an infamous water fight on the farm. Wonderful friend to my dad working at Dow for many years and to my parents as they settled in Canada. May your fond memories carry you through the days ahead. Xx

  8. Sincere Sympathy to Barb and family: No words can express how sorry we are in the passing of Wayne, our neighbor and friend for many years. So many conversations, waves and hello’s to count, he will be greatly missed. Darlene& Ron

  9. Barb, Jeff, Brian and Hunter family.
    Sincere condolences to you on the passing of Wayne. Thinking of you at this sad time.
    Gary and Linda Bell

  10. Condolences Barb, Jeff, Brian and family. Knew Wayne before Dow and worked with him for years there. Couldn’t ask for a better guy. Had some good laughs too. RIP Wayne.
    Harold and Heather Maw

  11. Barb,Jeff, Brian and Hunter families.
    Thinking of all of you at this very sad time.
    Cherish the memories and share the stories.
    Roy and Kerry

  12. Sincere condolences Jeff to you and your family on the loss of your dad…. hoping you find comfort in good memories which i’m sure there are many

  13. Barb and family: So sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. Condolences to you and the family.
    – Ross & Sharon

  14. Dave & I are so sorry to hear about Wayne. Our condolences to the family. He was a great guy and will be missed by all who knew him. Our thoughts are with the family.

  15. Barb Jeff and Brian; We are sad to find out Wayne passed away. Our sincere condolences.
    Rick and Mary Freer.

  16. Sincere condolences to all families on hearing this sad news. I have a great memory of Wayne providing me tickets many years ago enabling me to attend the Memorial Cup and see Sidney Crosby take on the western team.
    Pete and Joy Vokes

  17. Sending our sincere condolences to Barb & Family
    We have been friends for many years and he will be missed. We rode to work together and shared many stories and laughs on our travels. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

  18. Our deep sympathy to Barb, Brian & Jeff in your loss of Wayne. Big hugs at this sad time!
    Elaine Hyatt & family

  19. Sending sincere condolences to Barb and Family. Cherish and hold your memories close.
    Kathy & Mark Simard

  20. Jeff, Brian and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Your Dad and your family helped forge the reputation of hockey in Petrolia with a strong work ethic, intensity and character. Something to be proud of and hopefully something that will comfort you in this difficult time. Condolences.

  21. Holding thoughts of love & peace in my heart for everyone.
    R.I.P. Uncle, you will be sadly missed and fondly thought of….. until we meet again! ❤

  22. Barb and Family,
    Please accept our sincere condolences. We’re so very sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing.
    Mike & Jane Young

  23. Sending our sincere condolences to Barb and all of the Hunter family
    Hope your memories will bring you comfort

    John and Shelley Freer

  24. Dear Barb and family…so sorry to read of Wayne’s passing. Condolences to you all. I will be thinking of you as you say your final goodbye to Wayne. .

  25. So sorry to hear. Condolences to the family ( Jeff ) Cherish the memories , enjoy the stories, as I know there are many.

  26. Condolences, to the Hunter family. I have known Wayne from the arena and from working at Dow. He was an excellent tradesman. Will miss talking to him around town.
    Mark and Gail Freer

  27. Barb & family: we are sending you our condolences and hugs. He will certainly be missed!!

  28. Our condolences to Barb and all family members. I will miss him in his garage keeping an eye on our neighborhood and stopping for a chat. He will be missed.💙

  29. Barb and Family: We are shocked and sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. Words can not express our sincere sympathy at this time. Sorry, our health issues will not allow us to join you at the celebration of Wayne’s life. Take care and keep in touch.

  30. Another great man gone to soon. Our deepest condolences to Barb and Family. May you hold close to your heart wonderful memories of Wayne. Barb and Rick Harper

  31. My condolences to the Hunter family, Wayne will be missed in the community. Thinking of all of you during this difficult time.

  32. Barb and entire family, so very sorry to hear of the loss of Wayne. He was such a nice man and will truly be missed by everyone who new him.

  33. Dick and family….sorry to hear of your younger brother’s passing.Take care at this difficult time…..

    Bernie Baillargeon

  34. Barb and family. Sincere sympathy on Wayne’s passing. He will be greatly missed. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Bill and Sharon Stonehouse

  35. Barb and family, so sorry of hear of Wayne’s passing, thinking of you all at this difficult time.

    Souzanne (McCallum) Annett

  36. Barb , Brian and Jeff plus your entire family, so sorry to hear about the passing of Wayne . Wayne was such a well known man and friends to so many he will definitely be missed by everyone . Thinking of you all at this difficult time . Love Always Maureen Bailey and Family xoxo