William Boyd Hunt, 76, of Taylorville, IL died at 7:20 am Sunday, December 23, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.
He was born December 22, 1936 in Peoria, IL, the son of Fred F. and Lavon Boyd Hunt. On October 14, 1956 he married Delores Ann Turner at the First Baptist Church in Taylorville. Mr. Hunt retired from Peabody Mine #10 in 1995. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville, United Mine Workers of America Local 9819, The National Rifle Association, Moose Lodge 1516, and Crop Hoppers Ultra Light. He was an avid supporter of the N.R.A., and enjoyed flying his ultra light and enjoyed being with his family.
Surviving are his wife, Delores Hunt of Taylorville, 4 daughters: Wendy O’Bryan and husband Mark of Taylorville, Dana McKinnon of Taylorville, Penny Richards and husband Jeff of Rochester, and Kristine Pruitt of Taylorville. Grandchildren: Joel Withrow and wife Shawna of Taylorville, Wesley Withrow and wife Cassie of Pawnee, Brendon Withrow and wife Kim of Taylorville, Toby Schulte of Kincaid, Blake Richards of Rochester, Ashley Pruitt of Taylorville, and Alexandra Pruitt of Taylorville. Great Grandchildren: Dylan Overhaug, Preston Withrow, Kynlee Withrow all of Taylorville, Zander Withrow of Pawnee, and Payton Withrow of Taylorville. He was preceded in death by his parents and son-in-law: Rick McKinnon.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, December 27, 2012 at First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville with Rev. David Anderson officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until time of service in the church on Thursday.
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