Mr. William Erby "Billy" Hunt, Jr.
THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. William Erby "Billy"
Hunt, Jr., 81 entered into rest October 04, 2010 at
He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy
Kinney "Dot" Hunt.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday,
October 6, 2010 from the First Baptist Church
with Dr. James M. Ramsey officiating. Interment
followed in Westview Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Paul Leroy, Don Newsome, Buddy
Haddon, James Talkington, Bobby Jones, Fred Perdue, Beeman
Barnett, Joe McCommons, Milton Goldman and Jerry Williams.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the Men's Bible Class.
A lifelong resident of McDuffie County, Georgia, Mr. Hunt
was the son of the late William Erby Hunt, Sr. and the late Lula
Laseter Hunt. After serving for many years as the bookkeeper for
the McNeal-Lauff- McNeill Box Factory, he retired as bookkeeper
for Boswell-Hayes Oil Company. Since 1945 Mr. Hunt had been
a faithful member of the Thomson First Baptist Church where he
had served faithfully as a deacon and a member of the Men's Bible
Class. Mr. Hunt was a graduate of Georgia Military College and
had served as a captain in the United States Army National Guard.
He had also been an active volunteer with area troups of the Boy
Scouts of America.
Survivors include his son, William Erby "Bill" Hunt, III and
wife Tammy of Hephzibah; daughter, Karen Hunt Williams and
husband Scott of Thomson; sister, Maxine Strickland and husband
Walt of Albany; grandchildren, Taylor Marshall Williams, Harper
Alexis Williams and aunt, Carolyn Hunt of Thomson.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Family
Ministry Center Building Fund, P. O. Box 1205 Thomson, GA
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Web posted on Thursday, October 07, 2010