COLEMAN — Funeral service for Herbert Leon Hunt, 85, of Lake Coleman will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. John Stanislaw officiating. Burial will follow in Coleman City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
He died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Abilene Regional Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 24, 1928, in Duncan, Okla., to Bee Hunt and Rose Elizabeth Burton Hunt. He was married to Frankie Nell Shahan on Sept. 30, 1947, in Duncan. He worked in the oil field as yard foreman and later, as an assistant manager for Tesoro Petroleum. He retired in 1987. During the 1980’s, he was a member of the Lake Coleman Volunteer Fire Department and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Duncan.
Survivors include his four children, Larry Hunt of Lake Coleman, Carolyn Pruett and husband, Russell, of Melbourne Beach, Florida, Lyndell Hunt of Lake Coleman, Darrell Hunt and wife, Winter, of Odessa; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frankie Hunt; and eight brothers and sisters, Ed, Fred, Joe, Bill, Nettie, Eunice, Ossie and Myrt.