Richard HUNT
1938 - 2020
Newcomer Funeral Home - Beavercreek Chapel
3380 Dayton-Xenia Rd
Beavercreek, OH
HUNT, Richard M. Richard M. Hunt, (January 26, 1938 August 17, 2020), 82, passed away surrounded by family and love. He is survived by his wife of eight years, Clare Carlson, his high school sweetheart. He is survived by his eight children, Colleen (Kevin) Leahy, Kathleen (Mike) Mosher, Christine (Mike) Hinegardner, Patricia (John) Hawkins, Karin (Joe) Wasserstrom, Kevin (Julie) Hunt, Tim Hunt, and Rick (Jennifer) Hunt. He was predeceased by their mother, Maureen Fitzgerald Hunt. He is survived by his stepchildren, Kirsten (Louis) Tripodi and Tom Carlson. He is survived by his 25 grandchildren; step-grandson, and 15 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Thomas (Mary) Fay, and sister, Sue Fay and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother, Patricia (Seibert) Fay; stepfather, Robert Fay, and his father, James (Ted) Hunt. Dick was an attorney for over 50 years. He was a commanding litigator and loved the law. He was a 1960 graduate of the University of Dayton. He received his JD Degree from Chase College of Law '67 by commuting to Cincinnati while working full time to support his growing family (6 children upon graduation). He had an active mind, a big voice and a love of life. His favorite past times included golf, watching UD Flyers, listening to all genres of music (classical, folk, Irish, opera), Broadway shows, Guinness, and more golf. He was an avid Reds and Bengals fan. He was an active parishioner of St. Helen for over 50 years. He was a member of Milton Athletic Club since 1977 where he shared many stories and laughs with his MAC friends and served as club president. He joined Walnut Grove Country Club in 1983, serving twice as president. He was a co-owner of Elsa's Mexican Restaurant's 1979 reopening. Born in Buffalo, NY, Dick attended Canisius High School which instilled his lifelong Jesuit principles of hard work, love of learning and deep faith."Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam. A Man for Others." This is his legacy. Visitation at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3380 Dayton-Xenia Rd on Friday, August 21 from 5-8 PM. Private family Mass at St. Helen. Burial at a later date in Buffalo, NY. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Milton Athletic Club Charitable Trust Foundation.
Published by Dayton Daily News on Aug. 20, 2020.
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AG Leahy
August 25, 2020
My condolences to the entire Hunt family. Patty, I am very sorry about your Dad's passing. He was always very kind to me and was engaging back then during those very important teenage years and I will never forget it. My prayers are with you and everyone in your family that I remember from those days in Saville. When things settle down I would like to get caught up sometime. I don't do Facebook or any other social media but my email is listed I believe. Take care. Tom Jackse
Tom Jackse
August 21, 2020
I had the good fortune of knowing dick for more than forty years..he was one of the best men I've ever know..he always went above and beyond to help anyone he sensed was in need..god bless you dick hunt may you rest in the peace of our heavenly fathers love..
Anne mantia
August 21, 2020
I first met Dick when he was a freshman at UD . He was a friend and my attorney.
My sympathy to his wife and to his wonderful children.
Sue Caulfield
August 20, 2020
Jennifer Spicer
August 20, 2020
a loved one
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