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Larry Wayne “Bill” Hunt was born October 28, 1942 to Elizabeth Adeline (Thompson) and John Sanford Hunt in rural, Worth County, MO. Bill graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1961.
On April 28, 1964 he joined the United States Army and served until April 27, 1967. Bill was united in marriage to Patricia Lynn Jeanes on August 1, 1964 in the United Methodist Church in Redding. To this union three children were born, Tracy, Jay and Brian. The family settled on a farm just north of Blockton where Bill farmed and raised his family. He also worked for Taygold Coop in Clearfield hauling propane and farm fuel for many years. Bill loved hunting, tractor pulling, fishing, barbecued chicken, his family and friends.
Bill passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Elizabeth Hunt; parents-in-law, J. Lloyd and Alta Jeanes; brother, James Hunt; brothers-in-law, Royce Rinehart, Bobby (Fern) Jeanes and George Saville.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, of 56 years, Patricia of Blockton; three children, Tracy (Stacy) Seely of Clive, Jay Hunt of Mount Ayr and Brian (Kristi) Hunt of Baltimore, MD; two grandchildren, Hailey and Lily Hunt of Baltimore, MD; sisters, Susie Rinehart of Clarinda and Sally (Mike) Hansen of Griswold; sisters-in-law, Susan Hunt of Kansas City, MO and Dorothy Saville of Mount Ayr; brother-in-law Charles (Vickie) Jeanes of Mount Ayr; many nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.
Memorial service at a later date at Blockton Community Building in Blockton, IA.
Honorary casketbearers will be Terry Henson, Wayne Kemery, David Nally, Jerry Kemery, Tim Saville, Charles Abarr, Jerry Key, David Hunt, Steve Henson, Rusty Faubion, Taylor Ridge, Claire Newton, Danny Freeman and Gary Hosfield.
Burial at a later date in Redding Cemetery in Redding, IA.
Memorials are to the Redding Cemetery, Redding, IA and Sand’s Timber Recreation Center in Blockton, IA.

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