Whitesburg KY

Elmo Hunt dies at 77

Funeral services were held last month for Letcher County native Elmo Hunt, who died at age 77 at his home in Richmond, Indiana.

Born in Jenkins on June 18, 1937, Hunt was reared in the Jenkins area before moving to Richmond many years ago. He served in the U. S. Navy from 1955 until 1959.

Preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Mary Hunt, sons Buddy and Sonny Hunt, brothers James, Jerry, and Eddie Hunt, and sister Ruthie Hunt, he is survived by wife Betty Hunt, son Allen Hunt, and daughter LeAnn Hunt, all of Richmond, and daughter Sandra of Shelby Gap.

Also surviving are sisters Virginia Moore, Barbara (Bobby) Fields, Joyce (Archie) Mullins, Zena (Jake) Johnson, and Evelyn Polly, all of Jenkins, and Ruby (John) Bechtle of Columbus, Ohio, and brother Gerald (Joyce) Hunt of Dayton, Ohio.

Funeral services were held October 15. Burial was in Earlham Cemetery in Richmond.

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