Gene Hunt, 79, of Parkersburg, died March 22, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus, Parkersburg.
Born on Jan. 8, 1935, in Widen, W.Va., he was the son of the late Earl and Myrtle Holcomb Hunt.
He was retired from Shell Chemical Company and attended Faith Chapel Church. Gene was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Osborne Hunt; a son, Ken (Christy) Hunt; a daughter, Jeannie Abbott; five grandchildren, Jake and Maddie Hunt and Sarah, Audrey and Erin Abbott; one brother, Jearold Hunt; and a sister, Maycil Wilson.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold and Delford; and a sister, Helen Ramsey.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Grace Brethren Church in Coolville, with the Rev George Horner officiating. Burial will be in Coolville Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Brethren Church in Coolville. Services are being conducted by White-Schwarzel Funeral Home in Coolville.
Friends may sign the online guest book at whiteschwarzelfh.com