Corey Anthony Hunt, 25 years of age, from Frederick, MD passed away on the morning of Monday, September 7, 2015 at home, surrounded by his family, after his 5 year battle with synovial sarcoma.He was born on April 9, 1990 at Bethesda Naval National Medical Center.He graduated from Governor Thomas Johnson High School in Frederick, MD where he played football & continued his education at Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, PA on a football scholarship. He received his BS degree in Geo-environmental Studies in 2014.Corey was an all around athlete who's passion, leadership & zest for life exuded in everything that he did on & off the field.
He made the most of each day & brightened the world & the lives of so many with his smile, humor & warmth. He never complained about his circumstances & displayed amazing strength in every battle that he faced. Corey constantly went out of his way to add joy, hope & inspiration to the world around him & the love that he had for his family & friends was a force not to be reckoned with.Corey is survived by his parents Steven & Michelle Hunt, his younger sister Ciara Waddy, his younger brother Dakota Hunt, his grandmother Chong Laspino, his Big Pops Juan Melendez, his eternal soulmate Alexandra Parks, numerous aunts & uncles, cousins & extended family. Corey is also survived by the numerous friends that he made all over the world. He was predeceased by his grandfather Angelo Anthony Laspino in July of 1998, his faithful friend Tar in October of 2007, his grandma Jessie Melendez in September of 2010, his grandma Mary E. Waddy in May of 2013 & his granddad Steven R. Hunt Sr. in April of 2014. Corey Hunt's Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, September 11th at 1pm.St. Michael's Catholic Church, 1125 St. Michael's Road, Airy, MD. 21771-3299 410-489-7667 (Parish office) Service to be followed by reception at same location. Donations can be made to: Corey's Story Fund at https://www.youcaring.com/corey-hunt-394476
These funds will be used to take care of Corey's remaining medical expenses & final arrangements. You may also send flowers to the church. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.molesworthwilliams.com
Thank you to everyone for your continued prayers, love, support & encouragement!
Published by The Frederick News-Post from Sep. 10 to Sep. 11, 2015.