Obituary – John Herbert Hunsicker, Jr

Published 4:01 pm Wednesday, May 22, 2019

John Herbert Hunsicker, Jr., 71, passed into the arms of the Lord on Sunday, May 19, 2019. He was born in Water Valley, Mississippi, to John Herbert Hunsicker, Sr. and Margaret Groves Hunsicker on November 6, 1947.

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 24, at 9 a.m. with a funeral service at 10 a.m. at St. Columbs Episcopal Church in Ridgeland and graveside services immediately following at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Newton, Mississippi.

He graduated from Water Valley High School in 1965. He served in Vietnam, and after that pursued a Ph.D. in Psychology at Ole Miss. He served nearly his entire career as a clinical psychologist at the Veterans Administration in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  He continued service in the Mississippi National Guard and served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon retirement he became a devoted husband and grandfather.

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He was preceded in death by his parents and step-daughter, Amy Elizabeth Eifling.  He is survived by his wife, Lynda Rogers Hunsicker; his son, Dr. Walker F. Hunsicker; his daughter, Carrie Elizabeth Hunsicker; and his sister, Susan Joyce Hunsicker Still, as well as one grandchild, Emma Grace Taylor.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in his honor to your favorite charity.