Obituaries detail

William Sherwood “Bill” Hunter

December 23, 1937 - January 16, 2023


William Sherwood “Bill” Hunter, 85, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away in Kansas City. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri on Dec. 23, 1937 to Hayward and Lavetta Hunter. He married Sue Stone Hunter on September 14, 1974, and she survives at home. Bill grew up in the Kansas City area and retired from Kessinger Hunter Commercial Real Estate as a Property Manager.


Bill was an empathetic man who always found a dollar for someone in need. He had an infectious laugh and relished in recounting stories about practical jokes he played on others over the years. In earlier times, Bill served in the Army Reserves, and later took weekend sailing trips to Chicago where he had a sailboat at the Chicago Yacht Club. As years passed, he became an avid trap shooter at the Saddle & Sirloin Club, and often went hunting with his friends and son. He loved Westerns and usually wore a shined pair of cowboy boots. He loved the music of Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Frank Sinatra. He also half-joked he was reincarnated from Jessie James and had a few stories of trips up to Kearney where visited the famous outlaw’s gravesite. 


Survivors include his wife, Sue; son, Christopher “Chris” Hunter of Chicago, IL; two daughters, Britton Hunter of Kansas City, MO and Brooke Hunter of San Diego, CA; brother, Charles “Chuck” Hunter; nephew, Erik Hunter; five grandchildren; and his rescued dog, Skippy.  


The family of Bill Hunter requests donations be made to Pet Resource Center of Kansas City. 


George T Koppe Jan 22, 2023

Former colleague at Kessinger/Hunter ,KANSAS CITY ,Missouri

Chuck, I'm sorry to hear about Bill's passing. I have fond memories of Bill during my three-plus years at Kessinger/Hunter and was just talking to my wife about one of Bill's favorite lunch spots the other day. My condolences to you and to his family.