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Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Robert J. "Bill" Hunt, 89, Brazil, died at 6:15 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003, at Cloverleaf Healthcare of Knightsville.

Born in Brazil on Jan. 8, 1914, his parents were John Hunt and Hazel Moore Hunt. After graduating from Staunton High School in 1932, he moved to Indianapolis where he resided for 53 years and worked as a real estate salesman.

In 1985 he returned to Brazil and married the former Virgie Pell McDonald on April 20, 1985. A veteran of Army service during World War II, he was a member of the VFW.Post 1127 in Brazil and the Ebenezer Church.

Preceding him in death are a former wife, Dorothy Hunt; one brother, Melvin Hunt; and a brother-in-law, William Smith.

Surviving are his wife, Virgie Hunt; two sons, Jim Hunt of Mooresville and Gary Hunt of Nashville, Ind.; one stepson and wife, Jim and Eddi Placke of New Palestine; one brother and wife, Stanley R. and Mary Hunt of Brazil; two sisters, Mary (Mrs. Earl) Kumpf, Toledo, Ohio, Ruby Smith and her special friend, Robert Stephens, of Indianapolis; a sister-in-law, Hildred Hunt, of Indianapolis; six grandchildren, one great-grandson and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Miller Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Ernest Rush will ofiiciate and entombment will be in Washington Park East in Indianapolis. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday with a military veterans honorary visit at 6:30 p.m.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Clay County Food Pantry, or the charity of the donor's choice.