Billy Harold (Bill) Hunt

Billy Harold "Bill" Hunt

Brentwood, TN

Age 87, peacefully March 9, 2014 at his home with family by his side.

Born in Montgomery County, he was the son of the late Arthur Sr. and Myrtle Adams Hunt. He attended Austin Peay and University of Tennessee and received his B.S. in Business. In the early years, he taught school in Montgomery County and later worked with South Central Bell where he retired with 32 years of service.

He proudly served his country during World War II. He was a 32 degree mason and was a member of the Corinthian Lodge # 414 and was also a Scottish Rite Mason. He was a longtime Methodist and was a member of the Forrest Hills United Methodist Church.

He was a most gifted artist and expressed his talents with a brush on canvas.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Gerry Hunt; his loyal four legged companion, Josh Hunt II; his brother, Arthur Hunt, Jr.; his sister-in-law, Sara Hunt; his nieces, Mary Beth Hunt, Mary Joan Henderson, Barbara Briggs, Janie Schroder and Susan Hunt; his nephews, Arthur Hunt III, Dan Hunt, Steve Hunt, Jerry Hunt, Tim Hunt, Tommy Schmittou, Ronnie Schmittou, Pete Schmittou and Donnie Schmittou; several great nieces and nephews.

A very special thanks to Aretta Cornish for the care and love that she has given to Gerry and Bill during his illness and death. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

His remains will be at the Woodbine Hickory Chapel, 5582 Nolensville Rd., Nashville, TN where visitation will be Wednesday evening, March 12th from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., and on Thursday, beginning at 12 Noon until time of service. Funeral services will be Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 1 p.m., with Dr. Jim Hughes officiating and Art Hunt giving his eulogy. Graveside services will follow on Thursday at Dickson County Memorial Gardens at 3 p.m. with military honors. Masonic Services will be Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.

Those desiring, memorials may be made to Alive Hospice, Forrest Hills U. M. C. or to Tiger Haven, Kingston, TN.

Services under the direction of Taylor Funeral Home, Dickson, TN (615) 446-2808; and with the help of Woodbine Hickory Chapel, Nashville, TN (615) 331-1952.

Funeral Home

Taylor Funeral Home
214 North Main Street Dickson, TN 37055
(615) 446-2808

Published in The Tennessean on Mar. 11, 2014