Mr. Joe W. Hunt, age 82 of North Main Street, Boaz, Alabama, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at St. Vincent's East.
Service will be held Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church Boaz. Bro. Aaron Johnson and Bro. Keith Dodd will be officiating with interment to follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. He will lie-in-State at the church from 2-3 on Tuesday. McRae Funeral Home, Boaz is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Monday from 5 until 8 at First Baptist Church Boaz
Mr. Hunt was born in Albertville, Alabama on Sept. 18, 1931 to Joseph Carl & Ora Drucilla Wright Hunt. He retired as the owner of Hunt Wright Hardware after more than 50 years.
Mr. Hunt is survived by his Wife of almost 62 years: Catherine Hunt of Boaz, Sons & Daughters-in -law: Wayne & Bonnie Hunt and Bobby & Kelly Hunt all of Boaz, Daughters & Sons-in-Law: Joan & Mel Edwards of Georgia and Janis & Randy Burns of Anniston, Grandchildren: Kelly Weatherly, Lindsey & Steve Salee, Meredith & Carlos Riviera, Madeline Edwards, Branna Burns, Hunter Burns, Moriah Edwards, Mallory Edwards, Kyndal Hunt, Jonathan Edwards, Mary Kathryn Hunt, James Edwards and Jackson Edwards, Great Grandchildren: Gabe Salee and Makensie Salee, Brother & Sister-in-Law: Bob & Rosalie Hunt of Guntersville, Sister & Brother-in-Law: Drucilla & Misher Almon of Decatur and Family Deacon: Greg Parrish. Mr. Hunt was preceded in death by his parents: Carl & Ora Hunt.
Pallbearers will be Hunter Burns, Jonathan Edwards, James Edwards, Jackson Edwards, Bernie Claburn and Phillip Amberson.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Legacy Foundation of First Bapt. Church Boaz.