Richard Hunt

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Richard Hunt02/25/2016
Richard Lee Hunt was born May 26, 1939, in Knoxville, Iowa the son of Howard Venable Hunt and Irene (Kelly) Hunt.

He was raised in Knoxville and graduated with the Class of 1957. In addition to farming his entire life, Richard had worked for Brownie Hudson, the A.S.C.S. Office, and drove a school bus for many years. On October 20, 1984, he was united in marriage to Donna Klingelhoefer at the First United Methodist Church in Knoxville.

Richard was a model railroad enthusiast and had a large collection of trains. Additionally, in his spare time, Richard enjoyed singing at weddings, funerals, and in the church choir.

Richard passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016, at the West Ridge Nursing & Rehab Center at the age of 76 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Those left to cherish Richard’s memory include his wife, Donna; children: Erick (Kim) of Waukee and Kelley Hunt of Santa Rosa, California; grandchildren: Brian, Brandon, Brittany, and Brenna Hunt and many other family members and friends.
Richard Hunt
Funeral Services for Richard Hunt, age 76 Knoxville, will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at the New Covenant Church at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in the Lincoln Cemetery.

Visitation will begin after 10:00 a.m. Monday at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

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