John William Hunt Jr.
June 08, 1950 ‒ September 09, 2018
John William Hunt Jr., 68, of Delaware passed away unexpectedly late Sunday afternoon, September 9, 2018 at his residence.
He was born June 8, 1950 in Delaware to the late John William Hunt Sr. and Naomi Jean (Kimble) Gilbert. He later proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.
John was a member of the Delaware Eagles Lodge #376 and was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes, Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns. He enjoyed camping, fishing and music. His favorite group was The Beatles and he also played guitar in the same band for 50 years. He loved decorating for the holidays, especially Christmas and Thanksgiving, but his true love was spending time with his children and family.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving companion of 8 years, Robin Parshall; sons, John William Hunt III, Christopher Hunt, Timothy Hunt, and Ricky Hunt, all of Delaware; grandchildren, Samantha, Kameron, and Brianna; brother, Thomas (Ana) Hunt of Arcadia, Florida; sister, Jeannie (Len) Carter of Delaware; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his grandson Troy Hunt.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Ashley Union Cemetery with the Delaware County Veterans Association providing military honors. A memorial gathering and celebration of John’s life will follow at the Blue Limestone Park in Delaware.
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve this veteran and his family.
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