Mark Joel Hunter of Phoenix was a proud Navy Veteran, amateur astronomer, and motorcycle enthusiast who enjoyed a carefree ride into the desert on his two wheels. Mark was also a loving and beloved son, brother, sweetheart, uncle and friend. Mark was born August 23, 1953 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and died last week in his home. Rest in peace little brother; Mom and Jeff await you with open arms. A Graveside Service with Honors will take place at 9:30 AM, Monday, February 16, 2015 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 North Cave Creek Road, Phoenix. Arrangements entrusted to Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home.