HJ568: Celebrating the life of Jack Wayne Hunley.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 568
Celebrating the life of Jack Wayne Hunley.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 23, 2015
Agreed to by the Senate, February 19, 2015

 

WHEREAS, Jack Wayne Hunley, who admirably served his Wythe County community as a member of the Wytheville Town Council, a veteran of the United States military, and a devoted husband and father, died on December 11, 2014; and

WHEREAS, a native of Wythe County, Jack Hunley graduated from George Wythe High School; he served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1969, where he became a staff sergeant and was awarded the Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars, one with valor, for his service in Vietnam; and

WHEREAS, Jack Hunley, a retired banker, served on the Wytheville Town Council from 1990 to 1994; he was elected to town council a second time in 2010 and was reelected in 2014; he was a member of the budget and finance committee and the Wytheville Planning Commission; and

WHEREAS, Jack Hunley was respected and liked by many people for helping those in need and for his reliability, honesty, and love of family and community; he was named a Stanley King Citizen of the Year in 2012 by the Wytheville-Wythe-Bland Chamber of Commerce; and

WHEREAS, Jack Hunley was a member of the Willow Brook Jackson/Umberger Homestead Museum Advisory Board and had been active in the Wytheville Jaycees, where he helped establish the Wall of Honor civic monument; he also belonged to American Legion Post 9 of Wythe County and the Wythe County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2719; and

WHEREAS, a man of faith, Jack Hunley shared his wisdom, insight, compassion, and sharp wit as a member of the choir and the finance committee of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church; and

WHEREAS, Jack Hunley will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by his wife, Clenda; his daughter, Heather, and her family; and by many family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Jack Wayne Hunley, a dedicated public servant and member of the Wytheville Town Council, who willingly helped his neighbors and worked for the betterment of the people of Wytheville; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Jack Wayne Hunley as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 568

Offered January 14, 2015
Prefiled January 8, 2015
Celebrating the life of Jack Wayne Hunley.
Patron-- Campbell

WHEREAS, Jack Wayne Hunley, who admirably served his Wythe County community as a member of the Wytheville Town Council, a veteran of the United States military, and a devoted husband and father, died on December 11, 2014; and

WHEREAS, a native of Wythe County, Jack Hunley graduated from George Wythe High School; he served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1969, where he became a staff sergeant and was awarded the Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars, one with valor, for his service in Vietnam; and

WHEREAS, Jack Hunley, a retired banker, served on the Wytheville Town Council from 1990 to 1994; he was elected to town council a second time in 2010 and was reelected in 2014; he was a member of the budget and finance committee and the Wytheville Planning Commission; and

WHEREAS, Jack Hunley was respected and liked by many people for helping those in need and for his reliability, honesty, and love of family and community; he was named a Stanley King Citizen of the Year in 2012 by the Wytheville-Wythe-Bland Chamber of Commerce; and

WHEREAS, Jack Hunley was a member of the Willow Brook Jackson/Umberger Homestead Museum Advisory Board and had been active in the Wytheville Jaycees, where he helped establish the Wall of Honor civic monument; he also belonged to American Legion Post 9 of Wythe County and the Wythe County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2719; and

WHEREAS, a man of faith, Jack Hunley shared his wisdom, insight, compassion, and sharp wit as a member of the choir and the finance committee of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church; and

WHEREAS, Jack Hunley will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by his wife, Clenda; his daughter, Heather, and her family; and by many family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Jack Wayne Hunley, a dedicated public servant and member of the Wytheville Town Council, who willingly helped his neighbors and worked for the betterment of the people of Wytheville; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Jack Wayne Hunley as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.