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Obituary – Billy Max Hunt (1939 – 2019)


Billy Max Hunt, aka Bill, of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life, Friday, May 3, 2019 in Waldron, Arkansas with his family by his side. Bill was born December 11,1939 to V.C. (Gube) Hunt and Ina Alice (McCubbin) Hunt. He was 79 years old. Bill attended Boles Freewill Baptist Church.

Bill went to school and grew up in and around the Waldron area. He was a butcher by trade. He worked 32 years in the same industry before retiring in 1998, to do the things he loved, spend time with family and friends. Bill had many hobbies he enjoyed, dancing, hunting, fishing and gardening. Bill had a smile to light up any room but that smile was extra big when he was with his loved ones. Bill was a member of Waldron F&AM Lodge #132. He was a Master Mason for over 50 years. He held several positions and was very active.

Bill leaves behind to cherish his memory, two daughters: Mica Grimmett and husband Richard and Tara Hunt all of Benton, Arkansas, one sister Judy Montgomery and husband Jerry of Greenwood, Arkansas, as well as 3 grandchildren: Kylie, Carson and Hunter, 2 great grandchildren and Bonnie’s children: Rick, Cindy and Carol. Bill will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including a very special friend and companion, Marilyn Nichols, a host of extended family, neighbors, friends and fellow lodge brothers that he held dear to his heart.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Hunt and parents, V.C. (Gube) and Ina Hunt.

Bill’s life celebration will be 4:00 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Pat Ray Biggs officiating. Interment will follow in the Pilot Prairie Cemetery near Waldron, Arkansas with Masonic Rites. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Bill’s pallbearers will be Johnny Murray, Gary Epperson, Mark Standridge, Eddie Atnip, Gary Nelson and Albert Rogers. Honorary pallbearers will be Joey, Topsy, Don, Stevie, Jerry and Bud.

Bill’s visitation will be Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

You may leave words of remembrance for Bill’s family by visiting: www.heritagememorialfh.com.

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