Robert J. Hunt

Robert J. Hunt

March 7, 1936 – February 6, 2020

Robert J. Hunt, age 83, of Gatesville, passed away on the morning of Feb. 6, 2020. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at Scott’s Funeral Home. A private family burial followed the service.

Robert was born on March 7, 1936, in Gatesville, TX, to the late Troy Lee and Walcie Ezell Spence Hunt. He grew up and attended school in Gatesville. Robert was a rancher his whole life. He owned a feed lot in Osage for over 30 years. Robert also followed in his father’s footsteps and worked for the Gatesville Commission Company, starting at an early age. On Nov. 12, 1962, Robert married Dorothy Dorsey in Gatesville. Robert loved watching football games of his beloved Dallas Cowboys and Baylor Bears. He also loved cattle, but most of all Robert was a dog lover. He would pick up any dog and bring them home, any dog!

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Don and Ronnie Hunt.

Robert is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy Hunt; children, Susan Hunt, Pat Hunt and Joanna Snow and husband, Ronny; and a grandson, Levi Snow.

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