ALTON F. HUNT, 80, Boaz, died April 5, 2019, at Marshall Medical Center South. Predeceasing him were wife Bonnie Hunt, parents Olice and Flora Hunt, granddaughter Jana Lee VanZandt, stepdaughter Dedreia Maze, and step-grandson Delanie Perkins.
Surviving are wife Shirley McRae Hunt; son Jeff (Jackie) Hunt, Arab; daughters Pam (Chris) Green, Lisa VanZandt, both of Blountsville; stepson Tim (Melissa) McRae, Boaz; grandchildren Hannah and Jeff Maze, Julie and Jason Carroll, Mary Grace and Drew Hicks, Joseph and Brittany VanZandt, Jeffery Hunt, Blake and Hannah Hunt, Nicholette and Gabe Brown, Dempsey and Chelsea Isom; 11 great-grandchildren; siblings Travis (Maxine) Hunt, Andy (Rhonda) Hunt, both of Oneonta, Billy (Patsy) Hunt, Elda (Randy) Collum, both of Alabaster.
John Robles and Greg Stone officiated the 2 p.m. service held April 8 at the Chapel of McRae Funeral Home in Boaz. Burial followed at South Cemetery in Blountsville with Jeffery Hunt, Joseph VanZandt, Blake Hunt, Jeff Maze, Drew Hicks, Dempsey Isom, Gary Hunt, Judd Hunt, Jason Carroll, and Dylan Hunt serving as pallbearers. Masonic brothers served as honorary pallbearers. The family has requested donations in his memory to Ronald McDonald House of Alabama, 1700 4th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233.