Charles "Wally" Hunt, 87

Charles Wallace "Wally" Hunt, 87, of rural Wabash, died at 10:44 pm, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at Wellbrooke of Wabash. 

He was born April 7, 1932, in Peru, to Charles L. and Evelyn M. (Wallace) Hunt.

Wally was a 1950 graduate of Linlawn High School. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict. Wally married Doris Rantz in Roann, on Aug. 1, 1953. He was a tool maker for Delco in Kokomo, for 22 years, retiring in 1994, and also worked several years at Essex Wire in Peru, and Yocum Machine Shop in Roann.

He attended the Roann United Methodist Church, was a member of the Wabash and Roann American Legion more than 50 years, and was also a former Scout master with the Cub and Boy scouts. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, traveling, college sports, working around the yard, and being with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Doris M. Hunt of Wabash; four sons, James L. (Lori) Hunt of Converse, Jeffrey L. (Joyce) Hunt of Wabash, John F. Hunt and Jay R. Hunt, both of Kokomo; five grandchildren, Hannah (Matt) Cattin of Peru, Jenna Hunt of Wabash, Joseph (Brittany) Hunt of Bunker Hill, Jessica (Shawn) Hott of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Joshua Hunt of Orange, California, five great-grandchildren, Thalia Hunt, Kaiden Hunt, Jace Hunt, Tynnleigh Cattin, and Kynnsleigh Cattin, all of Peru; and his brother, Thomas L. (Beverly) Hunt of Middlebury. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with the Rev. Wayne Balmer officiating.  Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery.  Friends may call 4-8 pm Thursday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Alzheimer's Association or the Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for Wally may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Sep 24