Kirk Douglas Hunter

    Kirk Douglas Hunter, age 66, of Hollister, Missouri

    Kirk Douglas Hunter, age 66, of Hollister, Missouri, passed away on November 1, 2022. He entered this life on October 24, 1956, in Malvern, Arkansas. Kirk moved to Detroit, Michigan, when he was ten years old.

    Kirk was an entertainer in Branson, Missouri, for twenty years. He performed at the Hot Hits Theatre for many years. Kirk was in the Motown Grow and he had his own show, The Prince of Motown (Marvin Gaye) and The Master of Soul. He was also part of The Temptation and The Four Tops with Legends in Concert years ago for a few years.

    Kirk was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers: Nell, Rayfield, and Micky Hunter.

    He is survived by his first wife, Arlene Hunter of Detroit, Michigan; second wife, Jolene Hardin-Hunter of Hollister, Missouri; and children: Natasha Moss of Las Vegas, Nevada, Kirk D. (Wit) Hunter Jr. of Detroit, Michigan, Stacy (Chesley) Hunter Kelley of Detroit, Michigan, Stephanie Hunter of Detroit, Michigan, Jodie (Randal) Spears of Everton, Arkansas, Jami Norton of Harrison, Arkansas, and Richard Hoppis Jr. of Hasty, Arkansas. Kirk is also survived by two brothers: Melvin (Alice) Hunter of St. Joseph, Missouri, and John (Keshia) Hunter of Detroit, Michigan; three sisters: Willie Mae (Dewey) Richardson of Malvern, Arkansas, Shirley (Robert) Lloyd of Detroit, Michigan, and Helen Hunter of Detroit, Michigan; fourteen grandsons; five granddaughters; and one great-granddaughter.

    No memorial services are planned at this time. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. To leave an online condolence, please visit

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