Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Colonel

Chris’ dad, Colonel Hunter passed away last week. He’s going to be missed by a lot of friends, co-workers and most of all family. For me, he wasn’t an easy guy to get to know. He held his United States Marine Corps military career adventures close, only letting out a few stories of his times in Korea, Vietnam and the Pentagon. You could tell he always had a deep respect for the military and those he served with and strong feelings about the country he lived in. The feelings were strong enough that I wasn’t allowed to talk politics with him.
He raised 3 kids along with his wife Barbara – the Colonel and 4 women. I’m pretty sure that was one of his toughest challenges.
col2 He held onto that look even in retirement.
col5 Promotion time
Going to work
To a life well lived and to man you had to respect!


  1. We're so sorry Chris to hear of your dad's passing. It's tough. Our thoughts are with you.

  2. Elizabeth, Ed & Luna on s/v SkyarkJuly 1, 2014 at 1:13 PM

    Our condolences to Chris and all of her family. We hope the Colonel died with peace in his heart and also in the hearts of all who loved him. Please let Chris know we're thinking of her.

  3. Nice tribute. Rest in Peace Colonel.

    Liz & Ron