David Hunt
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EXETER — David R. Hunt, 72, of Exeter, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at Exeter Healthcare after a brief illness.

He was born Nov. 7, 1938, the son of the late Russell R. and Margaret (Hoyt) Hunt.

He attended Exeter schools, graduating from Exeter High School with the class of 1956. He served with the U.S. Army Reserve from 1956 to 1962.

Mr. Hunt began his career in law enforcement in 1961 with the Hampton Police Department and later served from 1964 to 1970 with the Exeter Police Department. He spent the next 22 years with the North Hampton Police Department, retiring in 1992 as deputy chief. After his retirement he worked as a bailiff at Rockingham County Court in Brentwood.

He was a member of the New Hampshire Police Officers Association and the New Hampshire Retired Police Officers Association and was the last living witness of the "Incident at Exeter" that occurred in September of 1965.

He shared 49 years of marriage with his wife, Janice L. (Pinkham) Hunt of Exeter.

In addition to his wife, family members include five sons, Shaun Hunt and wife, Diane, of Dover, Patrick Hunt and wife, Lisa, of Hancock, Kevin Hunt of Exeter, Derek Hunt and wife, Vicki, of Green Bay, Wis., and Jason Hunt of Newmarket; nine grandchildren, Lindsay, Alex, Meghan, Jeffrey, Andrew, Carter, Adam, Brayden and Emily; and cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, at the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Exeter Cemetery.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. The family suggests donations to the American Diabetes Association, 249 Canal St., Manchester, NH 03101 or to a charity of one's choice. www.RemickGendron.com.

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Published in Foster's Daily Democrat from Jan. 14 to Jan. 16, 2011.
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