Peaceful 09

Roosevelt Hunter III

September 1, 1992 ~ November 15, 2020 (age 28)


Roosevelt Hunter III 28, of Peoria passed away on November 15, 2020. He was born on September 1, 1992 in Peoria the son of Roosevelt Hunter Jr and Emel Buckner.

He is survived by his mother: Emel Buckner of Peoria; four children: Jamarion, Makiya, Roquan, Ro’Liyah; two maternal siblings: Cherell Buckner, Byron Buckner both of Peoria; six other paternal siblings, several aunts and uncles and many nieces and nephews.

Roosevelt was preceded in death by his grandparents, his father: Roosevelt Hunter II and one sister: Nina Buckner.

A visitation will be held on November 23, 2020 at Cumerford Clary Funeral Home (428 W. McClure Ave Peoria, IL) from 8:30am to 12pm. Private family visitation will start at 12pm.  Pastor Deveraux Hubbard will officiate. Funeral service will be streamed on the Cumerford Clary Facebook page. Burial will follow at Parkview Mausoleum. We will follow all CDC guidelines, masks will be worn at all times.

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