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Elisha Henry Hunt Jr.

Mr. Elisha Henry Hunt Jr. of Clover died March 22, 2013 at Memorial Regional Medical Center in Mechanicsville at the age of 85.

Mr. Hunt was born in Halifax County on Nov. 15, 1927 and was the son of Mr. Elisha Henry Hunt Sr. and Mrs. Lillie King Hunt.  

He was married to the late Mrs. Irene Goode Hunt and was a member of Bethel Grove Baptist Church.

Mr. Hunt Jr. is survived by one daughter, Ms. Barbara Ann Hunt Ellison, of Richmond; two sons, Mr. Elisha “Bubba” Hunt of Oxon Hill, Md. and Mr. Eddie Dean Hunt of Atlanta, Ga.; two step-children, Mr. Nathaniel Goode and Mr. Paul Goode; 10 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Listene H. Foster and husband George and Mrs. Clarise H. Foster, all of Clover; two brothers, Mr. John Louis Hunt and wife Nancy of Saxe and Mr. Roscoe Hunt and wife Anita of Clover; one aunt, Mrs. Lucy King Robertson, of Clover; and a host of other relatives and devoted friends.  

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Hunt was preceded in death by two sons, Vernon Hunt and Stanley Hunt; two sisters, Lillian H. Delaware and Lottie King Coleman; two brothers, Alex Hunt and Richard Hunt; two half brothers, Thee King and Odell King.

Funeral services for Mr. Elisha Henry Hunt Jr. will be held Saturday, March 30, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church in Saxe, with the Rev. James Scott officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the residence, 1160 Clover Road, Clover.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.