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Sunset Funeral Home and Sunset Memorial Park

3802 Watermelon Road, Northport, AL

OBITUARY

Joseph "John" Hunt Jr.

October 31, 1937October 17, 2019
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TUSCALOOSA - Joseph Hunt, Jr., age 82, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., passed away October 17, 2019 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be 12 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at Sunset Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Williamson Cemetery with Sunset Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will be 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2019, at the funeral home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Alice Hunt, Sr.; and sister, Charlene Hagler. Survivors include his wife, Helen Jane Hunt of Northport, Ala.; daughters, Teresa Jane Henley (Gordon) and Cynthia Gail Quave (Greg); son, Joe Hunt, III (Tina); grandchildren, Janey Quigley (David), Kevin Quave, Hugh Henley (Katelyn), Russell Quave (Kristian), Cassander Foster and Cody Gower; and great-grandchildren, Addison and Hollis Henley, Kendall Quigley, and MaKaylynn and Riley Foster.

Joe was born in Westville, Ill. as Joseph John Caccia which was translated to Joseph John Hunt. He was a graduate of Tuscaloosa High School and the University of Alabama. Joe was the director of Environmental Health and Safety at the University of Alabama and he retired in 1992 to develop Hunt Farms Subdivision. Joe enjoyed spending time with his family, playing cards, playing dominoes, hunting, fishing, and traveling.

He was a member of Carrols Creek Baptist Church and a member of Buzzy Oswalt’s Domino Club.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Quave, Russell Quave, Hugh Henley, David Quigley, Jimmy Ciotti, Chris Avery and Buddy Massey.

Services

  • Family Will Receive Friends Monday, October 21, 2019
  • Life Celebration Service Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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Ray Holcombe

October 21, 2019

So sorry for your loss .Pray The Lord will comfort you in this time of grief . God bless ! Ray & Becky Holcombe

Maryliu Keating-Cox

October 20, 2019

I am Dr. Louis Keating’s daughter. We came to your house to get a Christmas tree before the lake was filled up. I remember you having waffle cookies and they were so good. I also remember Mr. Joe coming to my fathers visitation and thinking what an awesome person to come that many years later. I’m so sorry for your loss but thank you for the wonderful memories of such a wonderful person. May God wrap his loving arms around you during this difficult time.
Maryliu Keating-Cox
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