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  • Joy Baptist Mission in Elsberry, MO in c/o First Baptist Church of Winfield, MO

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“So sorry to hear of pastor hunt's passing. God blessed him with such a Passion to spread god's word.he will always have a place in my heart for him...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: amie price - ofallon, MO - friend

“i am so sorry he is love and missed sorryfor for what has happened but he is with the lord now ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Amber hance (mcmahan) - foley, MO

“Dear Peggy, Tony, and family: I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. I'm sure you all know what a special man Louis was. He loved people and...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Christopherson Certo - MO

“Peggy and Family, Our hearts and so many prayers go out to you and the family. My grandmother Agnes and I went to Sulphur Lick and man there was...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Heather Choma - Hawk Point, MO

“We are so sorry to hear of this. Prayers to the Hunt Family!!! Pastor Hunt was such a blessing in our lives and he will never be forgotten , always...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Hargis Family - troy, MO - friend

“Peggy & Family, I had the honor of knowing Louis when I served as the pianist of Sulpher Lick for several years. I know for a fact that I have...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Marti Harvey Ianiri - St. Charles, MO

“It was an honor and priviledge to work with Louis at the Lincoln County Medical Center. All of you will be in our prayers.Sincerely,Rev. Murray E....Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Murray Phillips - Whiteside, MO

8 of 14 | Posted by: PHILLIP &JOYCE CHAPMAN - MO

“I had the privilege of knowing Rev. Louis Hunt through the hospital . He served as chaplain and I had the joy of having coffee and conversations...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Joe Simmons - Troy, MO - Friend

“Peggy and family, our deepest sympathy to you at this time. We were so sorry to hear about your loss. May God's peace surround you and give you...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Marilyn Wright - O'Fallon, MO

“Peggy and family, I share in your loss of a husband, father, grandfather and a mighty warrior for Christ. He was a great friend for me. His...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: David Thompson - Troy, MO

“Tony, you and your family, have our Deepest Sympathy, on the loss of your Father. Praying for you in this difficult time. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: John and Tina Ratermann - Silex, MO

“Louis was always so happy that he always made you feel better no matter under what circumstances you met. He was always wonderful to visit those who...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Elston - Winfield, MO

“Thank you for your assistance over the years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Larry & Kayla Carter and staff - MO

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Rev. Louis Otis Hunt

Funeral Services for Rev. Louis Otis Hunt of Winfield, MO, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 2, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Winfield. Rev. Mike Ryan, church pastor and Rev. Ken Gray of Piedmont, MO will officiate.

Rev. Hunt, 70, passed away Monday night February 27, 2012 at Lincoln County Medical Center in Troy, MO. Born April 25, 1941 in Crittenden County, Kentucky, he was the son of Lewis Ewing and Wilma Dace Hunt. He graduated high school in Rolla, MO. Rev. Hunt served his country in the United States Air Force from October 1, 1959 until being honorably discharged as an Airman 1st Class on September 30, 1963. He was united in marriage on July 20, 1985 in Winfield to Peggy Sue Gifford. Their home was blessed with five children: Tony, Charlie, Nick, Amanda and Stephanie. Early in his ministry, Rev. Hunt served as the Associate Pastor for New Salem Baptist Church. He then served as Pastor of Sulphur Lick Baptist Church for 19 years, retiring in 2009. He also served seven years for the Jail Ministry of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department. He was most recently serving for the Joy Baptist Mission in Elsberry, MO, Chaplain for the Lincoln County Medical Center and providing ministries at several Lincoln County nursing homes.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Wilma Hunt; one son, Charlie Hunt in 2006; one brother, Sylvan Hunt; and two sisters: Anna Heavin and her husband, Joe and Louise Mace.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 26 years, Peggy Hunt of Winfield; two sons: Tony Hunt and his wife, Shelly, of Winfield and Nick Schmitt and his wife, Beth, of West Plains, MO; two daughters: Amanda Bray and her husband, Trevor, of O'Fallon, MO and Stephanie Hunt of Winfield; two daughters-in-law: Melissa Hunt of Garden City, MO and Heather Dammann of Perryville, MO; eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He also leaves one brother, James Hunt and his wife, Rita, of Norman, OK; three sisters: Ethel Duren and her husband, Bill of Norman, Oklahoma; Sarah Reese and her husband, Ron, of Edgar Springs, MO and Betty Hudson and her husband, Stanley, of Licking, MO; one brother-in-law, B.L. Mace of Edgar Springs, MO; one sister-in-law, Mary Hunt of Lennox, MO; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many, many friends.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Winfield. Memorials may be made to the Joy Baptist Mission of Elsberry in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Homes, 3838 East Highway 47; P.O. Box 253; Winfield, MO 63389. Online condolences may be made at