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Stanley R. Hunt

Friday, June 11, 2010

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Stanley R. Hunt, 78, Brazil, passed away June 11, 2010, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, following a battle with cancer.

He was born Oct. 14, 1931, in Brazil, the son of John Robert and Hazel Marie (Moore) Hunt.

Stan graduated from Staunton High School in 1949. Following high school, he worked for the Kroger Grocery on the west end of Brazil. Stanley married Mary A. Sawyer Jan. 13, 1951. He also worked as a salesman for Hostess, in Terre Haute, and the Drackett Corporation, in Indianapolis. More recently, Stan worked as a school bus driver for the Clay Community School Corporation and a realtor for Century 21 for the past 20 years.

Stan was a member of the First Christian Church, Brazil Rotary Club and the National Realtors Association.

Stan would start most of his days drinking coffee with his friends at Hardee's. He also enjoyed spending time walking at the Forest Park go-cart track.

He was preceded in death by a sister Ruby Stephens, and two brothers Robert "Bill" Hunt and Melvin Hunt.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years Mary, a sister Mary Kumpf, Toledo, Ohio, brother-in-law Larry Sawyer, Brazil, two sisters-in-law Alice Sawyer, Brazil, and Hildreth Hunt, Shelbyville, Ind., four nieces Linda Kesselring and husband Dick, Florida, Jackie Kuntz and husband Randy, Toledo, Ohio, Vickie Hemmerlein and husband Bob, North Carolina, Jane Zyckoivic and husband Ralph, Toledo, Ohio, and Barbara McGranahan and husband Larry, Dickson, Tenn., nephew Dennis Sawyer and wife Jill, Brazil, 11 great-nephews and three great-nieces, best family friends Anna Mae Swearingen and Fred Swearingen and wife Carol, Dean Swearingen, Tom Swearingen and wife LeAnna, Jeff Swearingen and wife Tonya, Jane Ann Swearingen Garlit and husband Mike, Todd Swearingen and wife Natalie and Lauren and Caleb Swearingen.

Services for Mr. Hunt will be at Lawson Miller Chapel, Monday, June 14, 2010, at 2 p.m., with Pastors Richard Pippin and Bill Herb officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Sunday, from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 705 Putnam St., Terre Haute, Ind. 47802, or the American Heart Association National Center, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231.

Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.