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Larry W. Hunt

December 12, 1949 — February 26, 2023

Larry Windell Hunt gained his heavenly wings when he answered his Father’s call on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at Sentara Obici Hospital.  He was born on Monday, December 12, 1949, to the late Mrs. Teolar Hunt Pace and Mr. Milton Giles, Sr.

He was educated in the Norfolk and Isle of Wight Public Schools. Larry was drafted into the U.S. Marine Corps on April 1, 1971. While enlisted, Larry received a General Education Diploma (GED), and served as a Combat Engineer. He was honorably discharged on September 17, 1975. Larry returned to New York and during his time there, he enrolled at the New York Medical College and completed the Licensed Practical Nursing Program in 1976. After returning to Virginia, Larry attended Tidewater Community College in an effort be licensed in nursing in Virginia. Having complete his licensure, he worked at the Newport News Shipyard for a period.

He was a great husband, father, brother, uncle, and grandfather. Larry loved his family–immediate and extended. He was also a car enthusiast and had a special way of detailing cars. Larry was also a Washington Commanders football fan, and an avid “spades player.” He loved music and considered it to be essential in every facet of life.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Dianne Hunt; five sons, Larry Holloman, Ronnie Holloman, Larry Jermel Smith (Tanika), Delvon Hunt, and Larry Tyrell Hunt; two stepsons, KaJuan and Bernie Robinson; one stepdaughter, Tina Wells (Wilton); six brothers, James L. Pace, Jr. (Faye), LaVoris A. Pace, Milton Giles, Jr., Courtney Giles, Byron Giles, and Anthony Giles (Ruth); six sisters, Sandra P. Eley (Thomas), Sharon Eaton (Michael), Thelma Giles, Kishla Giles, Deora Giles, and Regina White (Anthony); five sisters in law, Barbara Piker (Oscar), Sheila Robinson, Sandra Porter (James), Stephanie Townsend (Roy), and Cheryl Parham; two brothers in law, Victor and Stacy (Dolores) Robinson; five aunts, Odessa Dukes, Bertha Edwards, Mable Hunt, Shirley Gray, and Beverly Hunt; one uncle, Jackie Hunt, and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, step grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends that will miss him dearly.

 A Celebration of Life Service will be held 12:00pm on Sunday, March 05, 2023 at Main Street Baptist Church. Viewing will take place on Saturday, March 04, 2023 from 2-5pm at the Chapel.

Please keep the Hunt family in your thoughts and prayers.

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