Rube Hunt, Jr.
Rube Hunt, Jr., 84, of Van Buren, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021. He was born Feb. 4, 1937 in Webb, Miss. He served in the U.S. Air Force, and worked for Cargill, OK Foods, and Crane.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Daisy Hunt; his parents, Rube Hunt Sr. and Bessie Hunt Whitley; a son, Terry Hunt; a grandson, Jacob Hunt; a sister, Altha Dell Enochs; and a brother, Elmer Hunt.
He is survived by four daughters, Beverly Dickerson of McAlester, Okla., Lanette Hunt of Fort Smith, Latisha Dufford and husband Robert of Colorado, and Kristina Schrimpf of Fort Smith; a sister, Estelle Harwell of San Antonio; a brother, Leo Hunt and wife Diane of Rogersville, Tenn.; a sister-in-law, Ruth Hunt of Iuka, Miss.; seven grandchildren, Travis Dickerson, Tracie Lowmiller (Jared), Taylor Dickerson, Dustin Hunt (Andie), Leigha Singleton, Paul Dufford, and Calen Hunt; five great-grandchildren, Jace Lowmiller, Talon Lowmiller, Saelah Thiel, Elliot Hunt, and Brycen Cole; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, July 26, 2021 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Highland Cemetery in Ozark, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home in Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Travis Dickerson, Dustin Hunt, Paul Dufford, Calen Hunt, and Jared Lowmiller.
The family will visit with friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 25, at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren.
To place an online tribute, go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com
Published by Times Record from Jul. 23 to Jul. 24, 2021.