William E. Buddy Hunter, 71, of Paducah died at 5:56 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2013, at Lourdes hospital.
He was a retired salesman for Riteway Vending Company of Paducah and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion-Post 0200 of Louisville and a member of Oaklawn Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Louise Hunter; one brother, John William Hunter Jr. of Sharpe; one sister, Betty Krimple of Paducah; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother; and one sister. His parents were John William Sr. and Mavis Josephine (Darnell) Hunter.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah. Burial with military honors will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Marshall County.
Friends may call from noon until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.