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Rev John Walter "JW" Hunt
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1919
Alabama, USA
Death: May 28, 2001
Panama City
Bay County
Florida, USA

 
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 Parents:
  Mancy Golden Hunt (1893 - 1983)
  Gerren Watford Hunt (1887 - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  Velma Viola Hunt (1921 - 2008)*
 
 Sibling:
  Louise H. Hunt Mosley (1917 - 2000)*
  John Walter Hunt (1919 - 2001)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
The Rev. John Walter Hunt, age 81, of 517 Transmitter Road, Springfield, Fla., died Monday, May 28, 2001, at a local hospital. He had been a resident of the area since 1948, coming to Panama City from Alabama. The Rev. Hunt was the pastor and the founder of Springfield Community Church. Before starting Springfield Community Church, he was the pastor of six Assembly of God Churches in Alabama. He was a chaplain for the United States and the state of Florida. The Rev. Hunt was listed in the Florida Who's Who and was the Florida Delegate for the National Prayer Breakfast. Five hundred ministers are licensed with The Living Word of Faith Fellowship Ministries. He also established 155 churches in the United States; 142 in Kenya, Africa; six in Haiti; one church in Jamaica; three in Israel; three in Mexico; 400 churches in the Philippines; and one church in South America, Chile. He also established a college for the deaf, a bible college, an orphanage, an American Indians ministry, and a prison ministry. The Rev. Hunt is survived by his wife of 61 years, Velma V. Hunt of Springfield; five daughters, Barbara Gilbertson and her husband Leland of Springfield, Glenda Baxley and her husband Hubert of Callaway, Brenda Gibbs and her husband Larry F. of Wewahitchka, and Eloise Todd and her husband Wade and Wanda Hunt, all of Springfield; 13 grandchildren, Debra Davis, Melodee Sweeney, Clay Baxley, Cole Baxley, John Gibbs, Kimberley Ludlam, Kara Taunton, Misty Byrd, Al Kirvin Jr., Kendra Rowswell and Ginger Kirvin; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, the Rev. Fred Hunt of Florala, Ala.; and sister, Naomi Bennett of Panama City. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 31, at Springfield Community Church with the Rev. Elton Haddock, and the Rev. T.P. Martin officiating. Assisting in the service will be the Rev. James Smitherman, the Rev. Fred Hunt, and the Rev. George McFatter. Entombment will follow at Garden of Memories. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are Clay Baxley, Al Kirvin Jr., Cole Baxley, Brandon Davis, John Gibbs, Brett Davis and Beau Ludlam. The Rev. Hunt will be lying in state at Springfield Community Church in Springfield beginning at 10 a.m. today, May 30, until service time. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Springfield Community Building Fund, 1101 J.W. Hunt Blvd.,
 
Burial:
Garden of Memories
Panama City
Bay County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Gerald Wiggins
Record added: Oct 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59550722
Rev John Walter JW Hunt
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