He served in the U.S. Navy for four years. Thereafter, he was employed as an illustrator by corporations on U.S. government contracts until he retired at age 62.
He leaves his wife of 34 years, Dianne; his son Cole; daughter Cheryl (Bills), and stepchildren Mike Ball (wife Socorro) and Kelly (Mickeluneas) of an earlier marriage; Bob and Bill, sons of his present wife, and many grandchildren.
Hunt was born in Phoenix, Arizona to Virginia “Jessie” (Hunt) Brannen, daughter of George W.P. Hunt who was the first governor of Arizona for seven terms.
Hunt and his wife moved to Fallbrook in 1999. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.