“The continued thoughts, prayers and well wishes of the Catamount Nation are with Larry Hunter and his wife, Mary, during this trying time,” read a statement by Western Carolina. “It is requested that we continue to respect the family's wishes for privacy.
Hunter retired in March after 13 seasons at Western Carolina. He was an assistant coach at Wittenberg from 1973-76 and the head coach from 1976-89. His record at Wittenberg was 305-76.