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Coy B. Hunt, Sr.
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DURHAM: Coy B. Hunt, Sr., 86, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. He was born in Durham, the son of the late Lawless Thomas Hunt, Sr. and Annis Elizabeth Rhew Hunt. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hunt is also predeceased by his sisters, Odell Hunt, Audrey H. Clayton, Juanita H. Stacey (Rodney); and brothers, Ezra T. Hunt, Telphor Hunt (Virginia), J. Fredrick Hunt (Corrina), Calvin Hunt (Dorothy), Lawless T. Hunt, Jr. (Nita).

Mr. Hunt retired from Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company after 37 years of service. He was a graduate of Braggtown High School where he played football and basketball. Mr. Hunt was active with the Occoneechee Council Boy Scouts in his earlier years, and served on the Order of the Arrow Cook Team where he participated in several scouting trips. He received Commissioner of the Year and Order of the Arrow awards. He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church and served on various committees. He also coached boys church-league basketball at the YMCA. Mr. Hunt loved camping, the lake, the beach, traveling and just being with his family. He was most proud of his family. His favorite words were hearing “Daddy” and “Papa”.

Mr. Hunt is survived by his wife of 62 years, Patricia “Patsy” Ball Hunt; daughter, Beth Hunt Alford (Steve); sons, Brink Hunt (Debbie), Brian Hunt (Gloria); grandchildren; Lauren Allen (Jeff), Brad Alford (Tina), Megan Blevins (Mike), Trey Hunt (Whitney), Crystal Crider (Brent), Christopher Hunt (Katie), Ashley Matthews, Kevin Matthews; great-grandchildren, Sutton, Reese, expectant twins (Brinkley and Bowen), Raylee, Coy IV, Myus, Maddox, Cameron, Michael, Nadia, Zavier, Sasha, Skylar, Parker, Leland, Addison, Brooklyn, Kynley, Peyton, Morgan, Mason, Jaxon; and brother-in-law, George D. Clayton.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 14th at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15th at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham with Rev. Dr. Suzzane C. Cobb officiating. Burial will follow the services in Maplewood Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Brad Alford, Christopher Hunt, Trey Hunt, Jeff Allen, Brent Cider, Mike Blevins and Kevin Matthews. Honorary pallbearers will include Jerry Hunt, Eddie Hunt, William Hunt, Kris Clayton, Rod Stacey and Peter Stockley.

Flowers are acceptable or donations may be made to Duke HomeCare and Hospice: Office of Development, 4321 Medical Park Drive, Suite 101, Durham, NC 27704.

The family would like to thank the staff of Duke Hospice at Hock Family Pavilion, Hillcrest Convalescent Center and the 4300-6300 block of Duke University Hospital for all of their loving care they extended during this time.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Send condolences online to www.clementsfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation

Monday

14

May

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Funeral Service

Tuesday

15

May

2:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Cemetery Details

Location

Maplewood Cemetery

1621 Duke University Road
Durham, NC 27701

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