David "Bill" W. Hunt

September 3, 1939July 19, 2020

David William "Bill" Hunt, age 80, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020 in Arlington, TX. Bill was born September 3, 1939 in Dallas, TX to Jesse Hunt and Earline Longmire.

Bill married his wife Lois on April 25, 1957. They raised five children; Shelly, David, Patrick, William and Michael. Bill was active and enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing and wood working, as well as, playing guitar and banjo. He also loved Western movies, especially The Outlaw Josie Wales and the Lonesome Dove epic series.

Bill was a faithful member of Our Savior Lutheran Church where he served as an elder on several occasions. He also attended ORG (Old Retired Guys) meetings every Friday, at different places, where they drank coffee and talked about their families and church. Bill was active in the South Grand Prairie Quarterback club for decades, often serving as President and organizing activities, and the South Grand Prairie Chain Gang.

He was very involved with his children's activities, always making sure to make it home from work in time to attend football practice, musical shows, or anything else they had going on, and never missed one.

Bill is preceded in death by his wife, Lois Hunt, and his parents, Jesse and Earline.

He is survived by his children; daughter, Shelly, sons, David (Cindy), Patrick (Kat), William (Sang), and Michael (Erin); grandchildren, Jonathan, Melissa, Jennifer, Branden, Olivia, Stephanie, Jerah and Ayden; great grandchildren, Lauren, Lila, Gabriel and Collin; and one sister, Sena.

A visitation for Bill will be held Thursday, July 23, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home, 2951 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX 75052. A graveside service will take place on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Grand Prairie Memorial Gardens, 3001 S. Belt Line Road, Grand Prairie, TX 75052.

Serving as pallbearers are David Hunt, Patrick Hunt, William Hunt, Michael Hunt, Jonathan Hunt and Branden Hunt.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Hunt family.


  • David Hunt, Active
  • Patrick Hunt, Active
  • William Hunt, Active
  • Michael Hunt, Active
  • Jonathan Hunt, Active
  • Branden Hunt, Active


  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 23, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, July 24, 2020


David "Bill" W. Hunt

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Rick Stewart

February 1, 2021

Bill, it's been many years but I loved and respected you sir. You and Lois were the most generous and above all forgiving people that I ever had the privilege to know. You will be missed. Thanks to you both.


July 24, 2020

Prayers for the Hunt families so deeply sorry for your loss We have many great South Grand Prairie memories which Bill was a big part of
because of his dedication ,giving of his time,leadership,willingness,and always a helping hand Bill touched so many lives

Gail Schroeder

July 24, 2020

Just to let you know that the Faith Lutheran church family are praying for you.

Stephanie Pond

July 23, 2020

Shelly and the boys, I'm so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. All those memories of times at the house (sherbet ice cream made with Shasta soda), and our vacation to Padre Island one summer. My thoughts and prayers are with you all...
Stephanie Johnson Pond

jennifer craig

July 23, 2020

Such a nice man. Most importantly, his son I knew way back when, always spoke highly of his father with much respect. RIP Mr. Hunt

Helen Estrada

July 23, 2020

Poppa was a very loved Father, Grandfather, friend, and neighbor. He will be missed by all who had the honor of knowing him! I will forever keep his memory close to my heart! Rest In Peace Poppa, until we see each other again!

Kathy Dube

July 23, 2020

Shelly and family,

So sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. He was a wonderful man and I have fond memories from high school. Sending our prayers of peace and much love,
Kathy, Jed, Joshua, Kelsey Dube
(Kathy Krueger)