He was a retired police officer for the Chicago Police Department and retired from the Marshall County Sheriffs Office.
He was the son of the late Zora Hunt and the late Delie (Nimmo)Hunt.
He is survived by one daughter, Laura Rubarth of Crete, Ill.; three sons, Paul Muller Hunt of Benton, Richard Hunt of Steger, Ill., Russell Hunt of Cape Coral, Fla.; one step-son, James Quinlan, III of Streamwood, Ill.; one step-daughter, Desiree Quinlan of Chicago, Ill.; eleven grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Zora Hunt and Delie (Nimmo)Hunt; his wife, Catherine (McCarthy) Hunt; one son, Glenn Hunt and one step-daughter, Michelle M. Muller. Also preceding in death are one brother; Charlie Hunt and one sister, Mattie Kader.
Services were held January 5, in the Chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton. Fr. Jason McClure officiated.
Private graveside services took place in the St. Henry’s Catholic Church Cemetery in Aurora.