Motown singer Ivy Jo Hunter passes away at the age of 82

The R&B songwriter/singer Ivy Hunter passed away on October 6 2022. He was 82 at the time of his demise.

Who is Ivy Jo Hunter?

George Ivy Hunter, popularly known as  Ivy Jo Hunter, was a  singer, songwriter and producer. He was born on August 28 1940 and hailed from  Detroit, Michigan. As a child, he learned how to play the keyboard and trumpet. He graduated from Cass Tech Highschool.

After serving in the US army, he started singing in the clubs in Detroit, where he met his songwriter  Hank Cosby. Cosby introduced him to William Mickey Stevenson, Motown’s first A&R man. Stevenson became his songwriter, and that’s when he began his career as a singer. 

He became a member of the Motown Records house band. Some of his famous songs are ‘Dancing in the street’, ‘I’ll always love you and so on. Some of his hit songs are The Spinner- Truly yours, Sweet thing, The temptations -Sorry is a sorry word and many more. He became a popular figure in the 1960 and 70s.

On October 6 2022, at 82, the singer took his last breath. The cause of his death is unknown.

Ivy Jo Hunter Cause of death:

Hunter passed away on October 6 2022, at the age of 82. The cause of his death is unknown. However, fans and his close friends have paid tribute to the late singer through social media, expressing their sadness over the loss.

Ivy Hunter family: 

There is no information regarding the family of Ivy Jo Hunter. His relationship status is married; however, his wife’s name is unknown. The late R&B songwriter passed away due to natural causes on October 6 2022.

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