Age 83, Chester, Va.
Hunter Thompson Dovel, 83, of Chester, Va., passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, surrounded by his family.
He was born on March 14, 1938, in Luray, Va., to the late Leo and Lucille Dovel. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two younger brothers, Larry and David Dovel.
Hunter is survived by his wife, Melanie; daughter, Sarah; and son, David.
Hunter graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1960 and worked for Allied Signal/Honeywell for 37 years before retiring. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served his country proudly.
Hunter was a beloved husband and father, who loved his family deeply, worked hard to support them in any way, and always put them first.
He will be greatly missed by those who were honored to know him.
A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, at the Beahm’s Chapel Cemetery in Luray.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Crater Community Hospice in Petersburg, Va.; or to a charity of choice.
Arrangements are being handled by The Bradley Funeral Home in Luray, Va.
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