Funeral services for Shed Hill Hunger, Jr., of Winona were at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, at Moore Memorial United Methodist Church in Winona, with Rev. Rusty Keen officiating. Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona, with military honors at graveside.
Visitation was Tuesday, June 3, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., at the Moore Memorial United Methodist Church Family Life Center.
Mr. Hunger died of heart failure at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital in Winona on Sunday, June 1. He was 87 years old.
Mr. Hunger was born in Winona on October 11, 1926. He was the son of the late Shed Hill and Lucy Watson Hunger. He was the retired owner of Winona Dry Cleaning and a member of Moore Memorial United Methodist Church. Mr. Hunger was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving on the USS Haven. He was an Eagle Scout and served as Scout Master of Troop 39. He earned a B.A. degree from the University of Mississippi, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He was a former Rotarian and a Shriner. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hunger was preceded in death by a grandson, Nathaniel Charles Hunger; and a daughter-in-law, Lori Richardson Hunger.
Survivors include his daughter, Alleda Hunger Joseph of Winona; two sons, Shed H. Hunger, III (Tammy) of Winona and James Frank Hunger of Winona; one brother, Frank Watson Hunger of Nashville, Tenn; seven grandchildren, Shed H. Hunger, IV of Birmingham, Ala., Lucy Glasner (Jared) of Winona, Libby Joseph of Winona, Lacey Temple (Michael) of Winona, Lauren Herbert of Vaiden, Juston Herbert of Winona, Phillip Dotson of Winona; a special cousin, Lanelle Baxter (Jim) of Augusta, Ga.; and special caregivers, Connie Gulley and Carolyn Richardson.
Pallbearers were Shed Hunger, IV, Jared Glasner, Michael Temple, Juston Herbert, Bobby Joe Johnson, and Joe Moore.
Lee Funeral Home in Winona (www.ofhwinona.com) handled the arrangements.