Ernest W. Hunt

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Ernest W. Hunt

  • Birth 26 Oct 1925 Olney, Young County, Texas, USA
  • Death 12 May 1993 Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Baylor County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 70977834

son of E.W. Hunt

Graveside services for Ernest W. Hunt, 67, were held Friday, May 14, on Hashknife Ranch with Rev. Delmar McBeath officiating. He died Wednesday, May 12, in Wichita Falls.

Born October 26, 1925, in Olney, Hunt attended Texas A & M College before serving the Army in World War II. Pfc. Ernest W. Hunt, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hunt, Olney, attended Olney High and Texas A&M. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Blanding, Fla. and Camp Shelby, Miss. Served in France and Germany. Awarded GCM, ETO with 2 Battle Stars, Victory and Combat Inf. Badge. Discharged in 1946.

He was a graduate of Texas Tech University. He operated the family Hunt's Hashknife Ranch until his retirement.

He was a member of First Baptist Church in Olney, Southwestern Cattle Raisers' Association, American Quarter Horse Association and National Cattlemen's Association.

Survivors include a daughter, K. Ann Schriver of Dallas; a son, E.W. Hunt, Jr., of Seymour and three grandchildren.

Arrangements were under the direction of Archer Funeral Home of Seymour.

E.W. Hunt of Olney purchased the Hashknife Ranch in Baylor and Throckmorton Counties in 1928 until 1950 Ernest Hunt inherited the ranch from his father in 1950 and ran the Ranch until 1993.


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  • Created by: Searchers of our Past
  • Added: 7 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70977834
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest W. Hunt (26 Oct 1925–12 May 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70977834, citing Hashknife Ranch Cemetery, Baylor County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Searchers of our Past (contributor 47220553) .