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John Henry Hunt


1916 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
John Henry Hunt Obituary
May 24, 1916 - June 7, 2011
John Henry Hunt was born on May 24, 1916 in Wimbledon, North Dakota to Henry and Mary Ethel Hunt. He was an only child until his parents adopted a daughter. His sister, Maime died approximately 10 years ago. He served in the Army during WWII from May 1942 to October 1945 and was honorably discharged as a staff sergeant. He served in Panama, Puerto Rico, British Honduras, Brazil, Ascension Island, Accra British West Africa, Nigeria, Sudan, Arabia, Maseri Island, India, Burma, Thailand, Anadaman Island, and China. He worked on aircraft throughout his military career while he carried the title of Bombadeer. He married Stella Lovenduski in Laramie, Wyoming in November 1945. He was married to Stella until her death in 1986 and they had three daughters, Rose Mary, Sandra and Patricia. John lived in San Pedro from 1950 until 2005 when he moved to Carson to live with his daughter Patricia. He was active in the Temple Heights Southern Baptist Church for over 35 years. He also participated in the VFW Chapter 1253 and served as a Chaplain for 10 years. John was also a member of the Golden West Basha CBI-VA of Southern California. He married Ruth Yeargan in 1990 and they were married for 10 years until her death in 2000. John is survived by his three daughters; Ruth's son and daughter; eleven grandchildren, eight great grand children and two great great grand children. John was also active for over 30 years with the Beacon Light Mission in Wilmington. John worked in the aircraft field when first settling in California, in the ship building industry and retired from the US Postal Service, San Pedro/Terminal Island Offices. A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 13, 2011, 11:00am at McNerney's Chapel, followed by interment at Green Hills Memorial Park. Please sign the guestbook and leave your loving memories at www.dailybreeze.com/obits. You are welcomed to leave the family a message or share memories at mcnerneysmortuary.com. Visitation will be on Sunday, 12:00-6:00pm at:
Published in Daily Breeze on June 10, 2011
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