AIKEN, S.C. - Funeral services for Mr. Richard W. Hunt, 91, of Aiken, SC who died January 19, 2007, will be conducted Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock from the First Christian Church of Aiken. Rev. Don Morris officiating. Interment in Aiken Memorial Gardens. Mr. Hunt was a native of Lynn, Massachusetts having made Aiken County his home for the past 53 years. He received his degree in Engineering from Tufts University. Mr. Hunt was a retired Engineer with the E.I. DuPont Company at the Savannah River Plant with forty years of service and was an Engineer on the Manhattan Project. He was a past commander and life member of the Savannah River Power Squadron, a former Instructor Trainer for the American Red Cross, a member of the Senior Men's Club of Aiken, a member of the Academy of Life Long Learning and was a Meals on Wheels volunteer for the Council on Aging. Mr. Hunt attended the First Christian Church of Aiken. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Jean Chafin Curry Kaiser Hunt; two sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel H. and Eola Hunt, Simpsonville, SC and Peter F. and Candace Hunt, Charleston, SC, a daughter and son-in-law, Julie and John Boulware, Columbia, SC; a step-son, Jack M. Curry, Aiken; a step- daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Norman C. Toy, New Canaan, Connecticut; one sister, Virginia Moulton, Concord, New Hampshire; several children and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 49 years, Alice Harrington Hunt; his parents, Homer B. Hunt and Gertrude F. Hunt, Lynn, Massachusetts and a step-daughter, Linda Curry. Memorials may be made to a charity of choice. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181). Visit the online registry at www.poseyfuneralhome.com .
The Augusta Chronicle-January 22, 2007