Kenneth Floyd Hunt |

Kenneth Floyd Hunt

Kenneth Floyd Hunt of Glenwood Springs died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003, at the Colorado State Veteran’s Nursing Home in Rifle. He was 81.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18, at Callahan Edfast Mortuary in Grand Junction. Burial will follow in Fruita.

Mr. Hunt was born Aug. 8, 1922, in Olathe to Elizabeth and Lloyd Hunt. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater.

He married Jessie Richardson on Aug. 11, 1946, in Delta.

As a younger man, Mr. Hunt worked as a rancher. In Glenwood Springs, Mr. Hunt owned and managed a pilot car company, Jayco Pilot Car Co.

He was a talented craftsman and loved to do woodworking projects in his spare time. He had a great love for life and a wonderful sense of humor.

Mr. Hunt was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Hunt, who died earlier this year.

He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Judith LaVonne and Howard Whiteman of Grand Junction, and Elizabeth Ann and Stuart Gorewitz of Rockville, Md.; by sons Daryl Lloyd Hunt and Donald Floyd Hunt, both of Grand Junction; by grandchildren Lawrence Whiteman, Tammie Whiteman Glammeyer, Andrea Gorewitz, Lindsay Gorewitz, Bradley Gorewitz and Jason Hunt; by four great-grandchildren; and by many nieces and nephews.

Callahan Edfast Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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