Rev. J.F. Hunt, 61
Rev. J. F. (June) Hunt, age 61, Mt. Pleasant Road, Owingsville, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at St. Joseph Hospital in Mt. Sterling. Born April 20, 1948, in Irvine, he was the son of the late Ben F. Hunt, Jr. and Edna Adams Hunt. He was an employee of Square D for 16 years, retired from Donatech after 10 years of service, and enjoyed gardening and raising Charolais cattle. A minister for more than 38 years, he was ordained in 1978 at the First Church of God in Mt. Sterling. He was the pastor of several churches including Moore’s Creek First Church of God in Stanton, Polksville First Church of God and Preston First Church of God, both in Bath County, and Jackson First Church of God in Breathitt County.
Survivors include his wife, Toni G. Bailey Hunt, whom he wed June 30, 1972; one daughter, Loralyn Courtney and her husband Gene of Owingsville; one sister, Robbin Durbin and her husband Larry of Irvine; three half-brothers, Roy Grimes and Ray Bradley of Winchester, and Don Bradley of Stanton; several nieces and nephews including two special nieces, Terra and Tanya Durbin.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Lowell C. Rice with burial at the Longview Cemetery at Bethel.
Pallbearers were Tony Durbin, Gary Buckler, Alvin Howard Buckler, Randy Reed, Jeffrey Harmon and Albert Harmon. Honorary pallbearers were C. J. Reed, Travis Reed, Matt Dillon, Brandon Dillon, Jamie Otis, Aaron Harmon, and Andrew Harmon.
Cecil White, 95
Cecil White, 95, a resident of Irvine Health & Rehabilitation Center died Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 at the center following a long illness. He was born Aug. 11, 1914 in Estill County, the son of the late Jim and Lizzie Hutchinson White. He was a retired farmer and a member of Sand Hill Christian Church. He had lived in Estill County most of his life. He was preceded in death by his wife, Effie Rose White; a daughter, Geniece Moatts; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Survivors include three sons, Robert Dean White of Madison County; Glendon Ray White of Estill County and Tommy White of Clark County; one sister, Clare Marcum of Woodford County; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchlidren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 at Sand Hill Christian Church by Bro. Ronald Lutes and Bro. Ron Harp with burial at the Turpin Cemetery.
Pallbearers were George Richardson, Leon Dennis, Franklin Stone, Tracy Warner, Allen Woolery and Jerry Stacey.