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Mr. Anthony Hunt

     Mr. Anthony (Tony) Dwayne Hunt, 68, of 923 East Fifth Street, Lumberton, NC was born November 16, 1947 and died Wednesday, September 28, 2016, died peacefully of natural causes at his home.  He was preceded in death by his parents: Mr. Johnnie Sanford Hunt & Mrs. Charity Chavis Hunt of Fairmont, NC; a daughter: Ms. Stephanie Marie of the home, a paternal half-brother Mr. Timmy R. Hunt of Lumberton, NC. Anthony retired from J.B Hunt after 25 years and lived in Middleton, Michigan until he returned to North Carolina in 2012.
Surviving are his wife: Mrs. Betty Hunt of the home; a son: Mr. Eric W. Hunt of Crystal Michigan; a daughter: Mrs. LeAnne A. Perkins (Edward) of McBride, Michigan; two granddaughters: Ms. Tianna and Ms. Chrissy Perkins; one grandson: Mr. Johnathan Perkins; two brothers: Mr. Victor Hunt (Cynthia) of North Canton, Ohio, David A. Hunt (Rene) of Rowland NC; two sisters: Mrs. Sandra Whittemore (Charles of Fayetteville NC, Mrs. Michelle Chuchacz (Mike) of Parkton, NC and Numerous nieces, nephews, first cousins and friends.
Mr. Hunt remained in the periphery of conversations and was a veritable encyclopedia and was able to recall names, dates, and minute details of family events. But he was most comfortable reading and quoting the Bible. The Bible admonition to preach the good news was always in his daily activity.
The family invites friends, neighbors, and relatives to celebrate his life and share humorous stories, happy stories, and other manifestations of his life.
The funeral will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Elders: William High and Larry Nutter officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Health Keepers Hospice. A special thank you to all the nurses, therapists, aides, social workers who assisted in his final care. A special thank you to Ms. Charmin Meehan.
The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Saturday October 1, 2016, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.


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