A beloved teacher, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin, and friend, Donald E. Hunt, 69 of Crooked Creek, W.V. went to his heavenly home on Sunday, October 18, 2020.
He was born February 11, 1951 in Mare Creek, Kentucky, son of Moses & Vernice âMildredâ Hunt.
He was preceded in death by his parents Moses & Mildred Hunt, Paternal Grandparents Pim & Jennie Hunt, Maternal Grandparents Lee Walter & Virgie Harmon, and several aunts and uncles.
Donald was a Logan High graduate, class of 1969. He attended Marshall University and graduated in 1978 with a masterâs in education. He spent 36 years teaching at Earling Grade, Logan Central, and Logan Middle School. He retired in 2006 but continued substitute teaching. He was compassionate about teaching and enjoyed all his students over the years. His other love was spending time with his family and nephew/nieces Elleck, Lydia, Aubree, & Bentlee in which his smile lit up the room when spending time and playing with them.
Left to Cherish his memory are his brother Arthur (Alice) Hunt of Crooked Creek; nephew Greg (Ranelle) Hunt of Crooked Creek, nephew Tommy (Sherri) Hunt of Crooked Creek, niece Rachel (Derrick) Workman of Logan; great niece Sasha (Ron) Neece of Crooked Creek, great nephew Marty (Haileah) Miller of Chapmanville, great nephew Josh (Autumn) Hunt of Kermit; nieces and nephews Elleck Hunt, Lydia Workman, Bentlee Neece, Aubree Neece, Mandy Miller, Jacob Miller, and several cousins who he loved so dearly. He also leaves behind his special cousin Shirley Browning who he cherished like a sister. During his illness he had wonderful caregivers, Glenna & Cordelia, who he loved dearly.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Akers-James Funeral Home with Martin Miller Sr. officiating. Entombment will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. until the time of the service Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the Governorâs guidelines for large gatherings only 25 people will be allowed in the facility at one time. Please plan your visit accordingly as you may be asked to wait before entering the building. Face coverings are also required when inside the building and social distancing should be taken into consideration. If anyone is unable to attend, the funeral services will be live streamed via the link on our website www.jamesfh.com Online condolences may also be left on our website or the Akers-James Funeral Home Facebook page.
Akers-James Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.