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George Smith Hunt


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George Smith Hunt Obituary
POQUOSON - George Smith Hunt, 90, died at home on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 after a brief illness. George was a native and lifelong resident of Poquoson, and lived in the house in which he was raised. He led a full and happy life and never met a stranger. George owned/operated his own general store in Poquoson located at the corner of Kelsor Dr. and Yorktown Rd. for many years. He went to work for the Postal Service in Poquoson, and retired as the Postmaster of Hampton in 1980. He was a member of the Poquoson Masonic Lodge and a charter member of the Poquoson Lions Club. George was preceded in death by his wives, Elinor Beazlie Hunt and Joyce Johnson Hunt; brother, William Kelsor Hunt, Jr.; sisters, Lucille Forrest and Ruth Kedenburg. He is survived by his daughters, Amy Ziglar and husband Bill, and Anne Braun and husband Bob; grandchildren, William Taylor Ziglar Jr., George Wyatt Ziglar, and Curtis Hunt Braun; sisters, Sarah Charles and Barbara Bowman; numerous nieces and nephews; and, many, many friends. The family will host a visitation at 1 Kelsor Dr., Poquoson, VA on Thursday, January 21, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM. A Service Celebrating George's Life will be held at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, January 22, 2016 at 3:00 PM led by Rev. James N. Earley, II. Burial will be private at Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, VA. The family would like to thank Shawn Hanberry and his staff at Comfort at Home Senior Care for the excellent care given to George. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Poquoson Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 2099, Poquoson, VA 23662 and the Poquoson Lions Club, 36 Edwards Rd., Poquoson, VA 23662. On line condolences to claytorrollins.com .
Published in Daily Press on Jan. 21, 2016
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