Friday, February 15, 2013

Joseph A. Hunt (February 15, 2013)

Joseph A. Hunt, 93, of Greenville passed away early Friday morning, February 15, 2013 at Heartland of Greenville.

He was born October 22, 1919 in Brown Township, Darke County, Ohio, the son of the late Stanford and Freda (Drew) Hunt. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Shiverdecker; granddaughter, Shirley Collins; great granddaughter, Madison Bowers; brothers, Lester Hunt and Faris "Shorty" Hunt.

Joseph retired in 1982 from the Union City Body Company where he had been a supervisor. He was a well known farmer around the Ansonia area . He was a veteran of the US Army Air Corp in World II, in which he received the Bronze Star Medal. He was a lifetime member of the Greenville VFW, and a member of the Masonic Lodge formerly of Ansonia.

He is survived by his wife Mildred (McCullough) Hunt whom he married June 14, 1941; son, James (fiance, Bonnie Yates) Hunt of Eaton; a daughter, Marilyn (James) Bowers of Greenville; grandchildren, Todd (fiance, Georgetta Bennett) Shiverdecker of Houston, Jon (Elizabeth Smith) Hunt of Vacaville, CA, Stacey (Jory) Guinn of Greenville, Derrick (Lynn) Bowers of Panama City Beach, FL; 14 great grandchildren; and a sister, Kathryn (Ralph) Knick of Greenville.

Services with full military honors by the Greenville Honor Guard will be held at 10:30 Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with the Rev. Eric Knight officiating. Burial will follow at the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 4 to 7p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be left to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, 1100 Spaatz Street, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433

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