Robert "Bob" Hunt

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Robert "Bob" Hunt
SENECA - Robert "Bob" Hunt passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 3rd in
Seneca, SC at the age of 89 due to complication of pneumonia. He is preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Hunt.
Robert was born on October 9, 1927 in Walhalla, SC to W.J. "Billy" Hunt and Bessie Lee Barton Hunt. After graduating from Walhalla High School, he married Dorothy C. Smith and went on to join the US Navy from 1945-1948 to serve in WWII on board USS Atlanta. Robert also served the US Navy Seabees in Vietnam while working for DuPont at the Savannah River Plant in Aiken, SC.
Robert was accomplished at carpentry, mechanics and the instrument/ electrician fields. Robert was a kind and dedicated individual who loved building and repairing things and was passionate about living for the Lord. He was a long-time member of the New Ellenton Church of God.
Survivors include a daughter Brenda Chapman (Bo) Kelley, Aiken; two sons, Stephen Hunt, New Ellenton, and David (Kay) Hunt, Mountain Rest, sister Margaret Daniels, Columbia and brother Alton Hunt, Walhalla. Additional survivors include seven grandchildren, Melissa Eppig, Chris Chapman, April Windsor, Terry Chapman, Jonathan Hunt, Jessica Schumpert and John Adam Hunt and eleven great grandchildren.
Mr. Hunt was preceded in death by a daughter Phyllis Hunt Puckett, two sons, Wade Hunt and Randy Hunt, a brother Bill Hunt, a sister Carrie Hunt, two grandchildren Donna Robinson and Will Hunt, and a son in law Dean Chapman
A service with full military honors is scheduled for Saturday October 14 at MJ Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery located at 140 Inway Dr, Anderson, SC 29621. Pastor Tim Sheriff will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Robert's life.
Condolences may be sent to the family by
DAVENPORT FUNERAL HOME, INC., PO Box 462, Walhalla, SC 29691
Phone: 864-638-361 Fax: 864-638-0806
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Davenport Funeral Home, Inc. - West Union
311 South Carolina Hwy 11
West Union, SC 29696
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Oct. 11, 2017
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