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John Hunter

10/05/1950 - 10/16/2017
Service Date: 10/21/2017
Service Time: 11:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10 S. Twelve Oaks Blvd., Chandler, Arizona

Arthur John Hunter (John) was born October 5, 1950 in Ogden, Utah and died at home in Tempe, Arizona on October 16, 2017.

John spent his childhood in Ogden. He graduated from Bonneville High School (1968) and Weber State University. He obtained his MBA from the University of Utah. In 1974 he accepted a job with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited in Phoenix, AZ, where he became an audit partner and retired from the firm.    

John’s parents were Myrtle Chugg and Arthur R. Hunter (both deceased). He is survived by two sisters, Sharon (Lanny) and Nancy (Steve). 

John married his high school sweetheart, Jolene Scadden, and they became the parents of six children: Jocelyn (Mikki), Michael (deceased), Staci (Allan), Nina (Jake), Oleg and Ivan. John had seven grandchildren: Kendall, Dallon, Mason, Corinne, Emmett, Noah and Brooklyn. He loved being a grandfather and said watching his grandchildren grow was better than any medicine.

John was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. His passion came early in life from his father. Later, he and his friend, Doug, spent many happy hours hunting, fishing, camping and swapping stories. He also loved all sporting events. You could often find him at Phoenix Suns games, watching baseball, and golfing with friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10 S. Twelve Oaks Boulevard, Chandler, AZ 85226. John will be buried next to his son Michael at Green Acres Cemetery, 401 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85257. 

Contributions may be made on his behalf, in honor of his son Michael, to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation http://www.curethekids.org




  • Sincere sympathy to Jolene Staci and the Hunter family. In my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

  • Dear Jolene and Family,

    My condolences go out to you and your dear family! As you are second family to me I am so sad to see John pass but know he is with Michael. We love you all so much!

  • Jon (Danny) Lyksett

    Dear Jolene, The news of John’s passing was shared with me by Kathy Bond. Please know that you are in my prayers as you move through this tough time. I will extend prayers for the swift passage of John’s spirit through all the heavenly realms. All love to you and your family. Danny

  • Jolene, Jocelyn, Staci, Oleg, Nina and Ivan, please know many friends and family are surrounding you with love and support through this tough time. We all can be considered blessed for knowing John and your family. Love you and I’m here when you need me. ❤️

  • Jana, Steve, and Jason Marcum

    Love and prayers for your family.

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