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Julius Henderson Hunter Jr.

January 7 1942- December 3,  2006

Julius Henderson Hunter Jr.entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 3 2006.  He was born on January 7, 1942 to the union of Julius H and Mercedes Hunter..  Father of Julius H. Hunter III and Erica Hunter Douroux by first marriage.

On December 24, 1996 he married Joyce Lafargue Hunter, a union that lasted until his demise. Julius was blessed with three sisters:  Elaine H Dillion, Leah H. Crosby and 'Raenell H. Carter and one brother Ralph H. Hunter Sr.

Julius accepted Christ as ;his savior at an early age and was baptized at Regular Baptist Church by the late Rev. Louis H. Harrang.

He was educated at Frederick Douglas Elementary and Lincoln High Schools and received a Bachelor of Education from Southern University and a Master degree in Administration from Loyola University in New Orleans.  He unselfishly dedicated his life to the education of young people and made a difference in the lives of both students and fellow constituents.  Julius was a dedicated educator for thirty three years and retired as Principal of Harry S. Truman Middle School in Jefferson Parish.  Although retired, he tutored his great nieces and nephews during the summer.

Julius was a dedicated member of Kappa
Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Chairperson of Jefferson Youth Foundation and a member of the Kiwanis Club.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Joyce F. Hunter, two children; Julius H. Hunter, III and Erica H. Douroux, one granddaughter, India Douroux, three sisters: Elaine H. Dillon, Leah H. Crosby, Raenell H. carter, one brother, Ralph H. Hunter Sr., Stepdaughters, Lisa Ausoone, and Troy Craft, eight step grandchildren and three step great garnd children, God mother: Natalie Stewart of Sacramento, CA, six nieces, five nephews, three God children and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Julius Henderson Hunter, Sr. Mercedes Baptiste and stepfather James Baptist, brothers-in-law: Donald Dillion, Wilfred Crosby and sister- in-law,  Della B. Hunter.