William R. “Bill” Hunt
William R. “Bill” Hunt, 76, St. Joseph, Missouri died Thursday, April 12, 2012.
He was born May 14, 1935 to Ray and Opal J. (Hill) Hunt in Franklin, Missouri.
He married Sue Amos August 11, 1969.
Mr. Hunt served in the United States Army stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas and in Germany. He was a St. Joseph Police Officer, worked at Krause Milling, and Missouri Pacific Railroad.
He was a member of Gower Good Timers, Old Time Pickers, and Kansas Country Music Hall of Fame.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Paul Hunt.
Survivors: his wife; daughters, Lori Atkins (Rick), Rosendale, Missouri, and Carrie Campbell (Tim), St. Joseph; sons, Kenneth Nold, St. Joseph, Sheldon Nold, Ft. Hood, Texas, and Dustin Hunt, St. Joseph; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Larry Hunt (Carol), DeKalb, Missouri and J.R. Hunt, Downs, Kansas; sister, Mary Lou Kinart (Keith); and numerous nieces and nephews.
Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Because of his lifelong passion for music, the Family suggests memorial gifts to National Endowment for the Arts.