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In Memoriam: Richard Hunt (Aug. 1, 1932 – May 19, 2023)

Richard Alan Hunt, 90, of Lyons passed away on May 19, 2023. He was born in Salem on Aug. 1, 1932, to Clarance and Della Hunt After completing some college, he joined the U.S. Army during the Korean War. 

Richard married Catharine Curtis on Oct. 10, 1969, in Vancouver, Wash. Together they raised three children.

Richard worked for Young and Morgan as a planer man until retirement. He enjoyed fishing and the outdoors. 

Richard is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Catharine Hunt; children, Rickie Hunt, Laura Hunt, and Michelle (Hunt) Sharrah; sister, Sharon Roy; brothers, Billy Hunt and Delbert Hunt; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. 

Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.

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