Albert Hunt, age 85, a resident of Carrollton Rd. WV passed away on Tuesday July 5, 2022 at Broaddus Hospital. He was born October 5, 1936, a son of the late Harold “Dutch” and Opal K. (Thompson) Hunt. He was united in marriage on October 23, 1958 to Winnie M. (Foy) Hunt who survives. Also surviving are children, Debra Wilson and husband David of Buckhannon, Lisa Wright and husband Victor of Carrollton Rd. and Becky Green of Carrollton Rd. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Derek Wilson and wife Maddy, Dustin Wilson and wife Kendra, Alex Green, Andy Green, Allyson Green, Chelsea Wright, Victoria Huff and husband John, and Heather Wright. Eight great-grandchildren, Dalton, Aden, Wyatt, Zoey, Mackenzie, Ellie, Harrison, Sophronia. Also surviving is one sister, Agnes Winans.
Albert was preceded in death by brothers, Denver and Harold “Frank” Hunt, sisters Hazel M. Hunt and Corriene Thomason. In his younger years he worked for Bethlehem Steel in Maryland. Albert was a coal miner, retiring from Badger Coal Company in Philippi. He was a farmer who enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family every Sunday. He also enjoyed spending time with his best friends Mike Skidmore, Mark O’Donnell, and Kenny Smith.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home and Crematory 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Wednesday July 6, 4-8 pm and on Thursday July 7, from 8 am- 2 pm. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm with Pastor Jim Strawderman officiating. Interment will follow in the Hunt Memorial Cemetery.