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Thomas R. Hunt Jr.

Thomas R. Hunt, Jr.

Thomas R. Hunt, Jr. of Centreville, DE, died of cancer on Friday, March 30, 2012, surrounded by his family at home. He was 64 years old.

He was born in Elkton, Maryland, the eldest son of the late Thomas R. Hunt, Sr. and Marian Hunt. Tom graduated from the Archmere Academy, Lehigh University(Magna Cum Laude) where he was a member of Chi Phi Fraternity(President) and Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society(President), and the University of Pennsylvania Law School(Cum Laude), where he was an Editor of Law Review. Upon graduation, he practiced law for 35 years with Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell, where during his time as partner he served as Ethics Committee Chairman and Chief Loss Prevention Partner. He was a member of the WIlmington Country Club and served on the board of numerous organizations, including the YMCA of Delaware, The Tatnall School, Christiana Care and the SPCA of Delaware. Upon his retirement, Tom enjoyed traveling the world with his wife Sharon, taking courses, reading, woodworking, and spending time with his family and friends.

Tom is survived by his wife Sharon; four childrem: daughter Molly; sons Reed (Alexandra), Bo (Laura) and Travis; sisters Eve Taylor (Bill) of Hernando, FL, and Mary Jane Kirby of Wilmington; brothers Clif Hunt (Carol) of Greenville, and Chris Hunt (Linda) of Wilmington.

Funeral services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the YMCA of Delaware, 100 W.10th Street, Suite 1100, WIlmington, DE 19801 or Delaware SPCA, Route 7, Stanton, DE 19804.

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Published in The News Journal from Apr. 1 to Apr. 2, 2012
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