William R. “Bill” Hunt

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.

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Messages of Condolence

  1. Lori Rice says:

    sorry for your loss. prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. I did not know him that well. But when we moved in next door to the family, he was the first one to say hi. He was a very nice man.

  2. Paul Allison says:

    sorry to hear about your loss prayers
    and though’s I played music with baii
    at gower goodtimers and old time pickers
    I loved to hear him sing will mis him
    verr much.

  3. Don Bennett says:

    Bill was a good friend and I will miss himl. Dustin, if you need anything e-mail me.

  4. Linda Pospisil says:

    Sue,and family, sorry to hear about Buck(that’s what we all called him).I remember him playing at family gatherings and when he would come to Grandma Bertha’s. Dad (Red Nelson) loved his music and thought he had the best voice. May God give you peace and comfort.

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