Loyde C. HuntOctober 12, 1937 ~ September 30, 2017 (age 79)
Loyde C. Hunt "Riverman", 79, of Morgantown, KY, passed away Saturday , September 30, 2017 at his residence. Loyde was born October 12, 1937 in Butler Co., KY to the late Chester and Fosteen Flener Hunt. Loyde worked for the Butler Co. Ems and helped bring the first ambulance to Butler Co., He was co-founder of the Butler Co. Rescue Squad and a part time Butler Co. Sheriff's Deputy under Roscoe Howard and Wallace Dockery. He was also a coal miner, welder at Chrysler and a commercial fisherman and trapper. Loyde was a U.S. army veteran, a lifetime member of the VFW and a Member of Chapel Union Missionary Baptist Church. Other than his parents Loyde is preceded by one grandson, Craig Allen Hunt, one brother, David Arthur Hunt and two sisters, Frances Henderson and Brenda Jones.
Loyde C. Hunt is survived by his wife of 57 years, Glenita Embry Hunt, of Morgantown, KY, four sons; Garrie Bratcher, of Morgantown, KY, Randy Bratcher, of Morgantown, KY, Terry Hunt (Fiance Kelly Tyree) of Morgantown, KY and Tony Hunt (Dieana) of Morgantown, KY, seven grandchildren; Brittany Perrin (Anthony), Derrick Hunt (Marybeth), Brandon Bratcher(Trista), Stephen Bratcher (Alisha), Lane Bratcher (Maria), Loni Brian (John) and Melicha Hess, 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild, two brothers; J.B. Hunt (Fran), of Auburn, KY and Gary Bennett Hunt (Shirley), of Morgantown, KY and two sisters; Joyce Phelps, of Caneyville, KY and Jonell Batchler of GA, and Several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at 2:00PM at the Jones Funeral Chapel with Bro. Darryl Dockery officiating. Burial will be in the Morgan Smith Cemetery. Visitation will be held Monday, October 2, 2017 from 4:00PM until 8:00PM and Tuesday, October 3, 2017, from 8:00AM until funeral time at 2:00PM at the Jones Funeral Chapel. Please share any photos, memories, condolences, or light a candle in memory of Loyde at www.jonesfuneralchapel.com