Apr. 12, 2008 Doniphan Ripley County Missouri, USA
Dr. Jack G.Hunt, 79, died April 12,2008, at Ripley County Memorial Hospital in Doniphan, Mo. He was born Aug.22,1928,in Aurora,Mo., son of the late Monroe and Elsie(Bassett)Hunt. He was united in marriage to Myra Fairless July 24,1955. She preceded him in death March 15,1984. He married Shirley J.Thomas Dec. 27,1985. She survives. Dr. Hunt was an optometrist with offices in Doniphan and Piedmont for many years. In addition to building a successfull optometry business, he opened a bowling area in Ripley County and established the first radio station and cable company. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of St. Benedict Catholic church in Doniphan. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Dr. James(Evelyn)Hunt, Doniphan, Bruce(Kim)Hunt, Paragould, Ark.; one daughter, Jane(Jim)Stillwell, Fayetteville, Ga.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. The funeral was held April 15 at St. Benedict's Church with Monsignor Mike Swalina and Father David Coon officiating. Burial was in Doniphan City Cemetery.