In Memory of




Obituary for Lester Arevin Hunley

Lester Arevin Hunley, age 91, of Marion, NC passed away peacefully Saturday, July 16, 2022, at his home with his beloved wife at his bedside.

Lester was born August 6, 1930, Scott County, VA to the late Loyd and Hazel Melton Hunley. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by four children, Larry, Lester, Margaret and Elizabeth; two step-sons, Jerry and Paul Flynn; and two brothers, James Allen and Willie Harris.

Lester was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked as a mechanic at Burlington Cotton Mill until his retirement in 1978.

Left behind to cherish Lester’s memory are his wife of 50 years, Tempie Moore Hunley; one son, Lucky Hunley of Hildebrand; one step-daughter, Rose Davis (Dallas) of Marion; two step-daughter in-laws, Beverly Flynn and Glenda Flynn; two sisters, Judy Lindsay of Nebo and Jean Hicks of TN; a special friend, that he called his daughter, Dorothy Burnette; and many other special friends.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home in Marion. A memorial service to celebrate Lester’s life will follow at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Mike Lawing officiating.