Hunter Huff was born in Monroe, Louisiana. On May 26, 1960 to Laura and Raymond Huff. He spent his formative years with his grandparents in Bryam, Mississippi.

After graduation from Mississippi State University, Hunter spent two years as a student missionary in Israel before attending Southern Seminary in Louisville Kentucky. At the seminary he met Mary Byrd and they were married.

Hunter was Assistant Pastor at Hampton Roads Baptist Church for several years. In 1996 Hunter, Mary and son Caleb went to Thailand where they were soon joined by daughter Hannah. The family served there until Hunter’s sickness.

Death came to Hunter on July 29, 2021 in Georgia. A memorial Service at the First Baptist Church, Bryam, Mississippi on August 14, 2021; it was attended by Father in-law Tom Byrd and his sons Jim Bob and Jerry.