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JD Hunt

Thursday, February 1, 2024
JD Hunt

JD Hunt, 98, of Star passed away Jan. 24, 2024, in Goldthwaite.

Services were Monday, Jan. 29, at Stacy-Wilkins Chapel in Goldthwaite with burial in Payne Gap Cemetery in Mills County.

Mr. Hunt was born Feb. 10, 1925, in Lampasas County to Tom Hunt and Ruby Newton Hunt.

He was married to Cleta Cleo Black on Oct. 26, 1946, in Goldthwaite. He lived in Mills County most of his life and was a member of Star Baptist Church.

He was a rancher/farmer and worked for many years at Star School and served on the school board. He was a Marine who served in World War II.

He was a champion popcorn popper.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom Hunt and Ruby Newton Hunt; his wife, Cleta Cleo Hunt; grandson Damon Hunt; and brothers Odell Hunt and Roland Sperry.

Survivors include sons Darrell Hunt and Melynn of Moline Robert Hunt of Star and Marvin Hunt and Sherri of Jonestown; grandchildren Doug Hunt, Kyle Hunt, Misty Simpson, Serena Dickey, Kayla Allmon, Clinton Hunt, Daniel Hunt and Richard Hunt; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Edward Sanders, Doug Hunt, Kyle Hunt, Clinton Hunt, Daniel Hunt and Richard Hunt.