Bruce Hunt

November 8, 1947 - June 5, 2014

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Sunday, June 8 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Bruce E Hunt, 66, of Urbana passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at OSU Medical Center. He was born November 8, 1947 in Urbana and was a 1965 graduate of Graham High School.

Bruce served his county during the Vietnam War as a Canine Handler in the United States Air force. He also served as a volunteer for 12 years as part of the Canine team for the Champaign County Sheriff’s Department Auxilliary. He retired from CT Communications after 30 years of service as a Purchasing Agent. Bruce enjoyed reading and playing golf.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Cherie Hunt; daughters, Alyssa (Doug) Dunham of Urbana and Alyson Hunt of Urbana; grandsons, Dereck and Trenton Dunham; brothers, Phil (Helen) Hunt of Noblesville, Indiana and Mark (Carol) Hunt of Cable; sister, Martha Ackley of Orient; mother-in-law, Wanda Penhorwood of Urbana; sister-in-law, Debbie (Mark) Towler and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, William Luther Hunt and his mother, Maybelle (Carter) Hunt; father-in-law, Ray Penhorwood and several aunts and uncles.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 3-7 p.m. on Sunday, June 8, 2014 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 9, 2014 in the funeral home with Pastor Larry Hall, Pastor Mike Bird and Reverend Cliff Kissinger officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o the funeral home. Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Sharon Taylor - Jun 10, 2014

So very sorry for your family’s loss. RIP Bruce.

Dan and Janet Kaffenbarger - Jun 8, 2014

Dear Hunt Family,
It is our prayer that you will find peace, comfort and grace during this difficult time. It was easy to get to know Bruce because I work for Alyson and I saw him several times a week. It was a joy to see his love for Alyson and a bond that I am sure many daughters would love to have with there Dad. I look forward to spending more days with Cherie and Alyson and see the Lord knit our hearts closer together.
Love and prayers,
Dan, Janet, Gretchen, Bryan and Daniel Kaffenbarger

Steve & Cindy Adams - Jun 7, 2014

Cherie & Family,
I always considered Bruce a good friend. Cindy and I knew Bruce from high school but I got to known him better during our time together on the Sheriff’s Department. Bruce enjoyed that time very much as did I. He was always there to help someone and was a kind and caring man to all in Champaign County. I know the family will miss him as will all his friends, classmates and fellow deputies.
Steve & Cindy Adams

Linda De Oto - Jun 6, 2014

Cherie and family,
I was saddened to hear of the passing of Bruce. Please know that you and your family will be in my prayers. May God bless each of you during this trying time.

Jennifer Saylor Noble - Jun 6, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I am so sorry for your loss.

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