Notable Recognitions

On October 18, 2017 at the Governor's Mansion, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper awarded Ransom Hunter with a posthumous honor at the unveiling of the 2018 AT&T Heritage Calendar, which honors people from around North Carolina who have made extraordinary contributions to the African-American community. Ransom Hunter represented the month of May.

In May 2017, the Mount Holly Historical Society paid tribute to  Ransom Hunter by naming him the 2017 Historic Person of Year.