GREENVILLE - Dan G. Hunt, age 71, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away Nov. 7, 2012, at 12:20 p.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.
He was born on Oct. 1, 1941, in Greenville, Ohio, to the late George W. and Beatrice (Blakeley) Hunt.
Dan is survived by his wife, Hattie (Vanata) Hunt of Greenville, whom he married on Aug. 31, 1963; son, Chris Hunt and fiancée Dawn Beavers of Greenville; daughter and son-in-law, Michele and Terry Cook of Bradford, Ohio; grandchildren, Kirstie Hunt, Sydney Hunt, Reece Hunt, Alia Hunt, Shantelle Holeton, Vanessa Cook, Ashley Cook, Dylan Garland, and Bailey Bach; nine great grandchildren; siblings, Joan (Gene) Dowler of New Madison, Ohio, Joe (Cheryl) Hunt of New Madison, Ohio, and Bonnie (Bill Burkett) Perry of Greenville; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Dan worked at Schultz Motors for 32 years as a mechanic before teaching Auto Tech at Greenville High School for 11 years. He was a member of the Liar's Club, Annie Oakley Rifle Club, and Moose Lodge. A lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and Ohio Gun Collectors Association. He was a gunsmith and enjoyed guns and target shooting.
There will be a gathering on Monday from 2 to 5 p.m. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. There will be a lodge of sorrow conducted by the Liars Club on Monday at 3:45 p.m. at the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Darke County United Way or Annie Oakley Center Foundation. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com