BEAVER DAM, Ky. — Willie Ray “Brother” Hunt Jr., 68, of Beaver Dam, went to his heavenly home on Sunday, March 13, 2022, at his residence. He was born June 28, 1953, in Ohio County, Kentucky, to the late Willie Davis “Eighty-Five” Hunt and Lue Ella Dixon Hunt.
Mr. Hunt was a member of Barnes Chapel United Methodist Church and most recently worked for Armstrong Coal. In the past he had been employed by Ken America Mines, maintenance at Perdue and TVA.
No matter what job he was doing he worked hard and enjoyed his work. He also loved fishing, rabbit hunting, riding his motorcycle and road trips but most of all he loved the time he spent with his children, grandchildren and family.
Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, William Hatchett.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 22 years, Gina Hunt, of Beaver Dam; eight children, Kenny (Tina) Hunt, of Fort Worth, Texas, Jeremy Hunt, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Tesa Hunt, of Texas, Alex Hunt, of Beaver Dam, Emerald Hunt, of Beaver Dam, Yvonna Hunt, of Beaver Dam , Celena Hunt, of Beaver Dam, and Lennox Hunt, of Beaver Dam; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren and eight sisters, Margie Rife, of Hartford, Kentucky, Phyllis Bruce, of Grayson County, Kentucky, Linda Moss, of Beaver Dam, Mabel (Freddy) Baker, of Beaver Dam, Rosie Green, of Sacramento, California, Elizabeth (James) Simmons, of San Berdina, California, Betty (Raymond) Gray, of Beaver Dam, and Helena Hunt of Beaver Dam.
Funeral service will be held at 11 am Saturday, March 19, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Bishop Robert Randolph officiating. Burial will follow in Tunnel Hill Cemetery in Echols, Kentucky. Friends may visit with Mr. Hunt’s family from 4 pm until 7 pm Friday and 9 am until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left for the family of Willie Ray Hunt J. by visiting his memorial tribute at www.danksfuneralhome.com.