Raymond J. “Ray” Hunt, 86, of Denton, Md., passed away Thursday, July 15, 2010, at the Envoy Center in Denton, Md. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II serving in the South Pacific Campaign and China; he was a gunner and was Honorably Discharged as a Technical Sergeant. He later worked for the U.S. Government in Civil Service as a Mechanical Inspector at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, N.C. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Millsboro, Del., past member of the Sussex Central Ruritan, enjoyed being a driver of the CHEER bus, and was a Meals on Wheels volunteer.
Hunt was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Easton Hunt and Jean M. Duncan Hunt. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth A. Guild Hunt; two daughters, Pamela S. Hunt of Smyrna, G.A. and Constance Rae Todd of Denton, Md.; two grandsons, Benjamin Eric Hamilton and Christopher Lucas Hamilton; two great-grandsons, Nicholas Raymond Hamilton and Nathan Alexander Hamilton; and a great granddaughter, Savannah D. Hamilton.
Services are set for Tuesday, July 20, at 2 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 330 E. Church Street, Millsboro, Del. Pastor Ed Kuhling will officiate the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Grace U.M. Church, PO BOX 566, Millsboro, DE 19966.