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 Roy M. Hunt

Mr. Roy M. Hunt of 104 Robin Hood Road, South Boston died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at the age of 86. 

He was born in Halifax County on Sept. 7, 1927 the son of the late Talmadge “E.T.” Hunt and the late Nadine Moeschler Hunt, and he was married to the late Shirley Daniel Hunt. 

Mr. Hunt was a member of Black Walnut Baptist Church where he was a former Sunday school teacher and song leader. He was also an active member of American Legion Post 8, where he served on the Honor Guard, and he was a member of VFW Post 8243.

Mr. Hunt is survived by a daughter, Patricia Hunt Dobson, and husband Carlton of Nathalie; a son, John Kevin Hunt, and wife Colleen of Chesapeake; one sister, Laura Whitely, of Richmond; two grandchildren, Timothy Daniel Dobson and girlfriend Kristina Henry and Rebecca Compton and husband Aaron; and a number of special nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, one grandchild, Mary Beth Dobson, three brothers, Billy Hunt, Edwin Hunt and Sidney Hunt, and three sisters, Helen Hunt-Gosnell, Marguerite H. Siegmund and Dorothy H., Casper.

Funeral services for Mr. Roy M. Hunt will be held Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Black Walnut Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond Wooten officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home on Friday, March 21, 2014, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. and other times at his home.

The family requests anyone wishing to give memorials consider Black Walnut Baptist Church, P.O. Box 20, Cluster Springs, VA 24535 or Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592. 

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