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Robert “Grover” Hunley

March 28, 1936 — December 13, 2023

Hulen, KY

Robert “Grover” Hunley, age 87, of Hulen, KY, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2023. He was born March 28, 1936, the son of the late Alvin Hunley and Lizzie Howard Hunley.

In addition to his parents, Grover was preceded in death by his son, Jeremiah Hunley; and his brothers, Britt Hunley, and Paul Hunley.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Diane Santoro, Linda S. Arnett, Kathy L. Hunley, Robert G. Hunley Jr., Thomas F. Hunley, Tammy M. Bullock, and James A. Hunley; brother, Elvin Hunley; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services for Robert “Grover” Hunley will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Monday, December 18, 2023, at the Upland Cemetery in Hulen, KY with full military honors. Reverend Freeman Clark will be presiding.

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All arrangements for Robert “Grover” Hunley are under the care of Cawood Funeral Home, Middlesboro, Kentucky.


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