The Obituary of David Hunt

David Lee Hunt, age 92, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2024, at his home.  He was born September 7, 1931, in Centralia, Missouri, the son of Arlie L. Hunt I and Viola Mentze Hunt.  Dave married Hildred Feezell on October 10, 1953, in Ft. Scott.

In earlier years, Dave worked for Coca-Cola in Ft. Scott.  He later began a career in the printing industry.  He trained at Witt Printing in Eldorado Springs, Missouri and later worked at Mid-America Business Forms, Ennis Printing and finally Ward/Kraft.

In addition to printing, Dave also worked as a handyman.  He worked countless hours doing carpentry work and painting for area residents.

Dave loved the Lord and will be remembered for his faithfulness to the Kingdom.  He never wanted to miss and opportunity to tell someone about Jesus or to help a person in need.  He faithfully attended the Parkway Church of God (Holiness).


Survivors include his daughter, Terri Crum and her husband, Jesse, of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, his grandson, Brian Crum and his wife, Allison of Bentonville, Arkansas and his great-grandson, Logan Crum.  Also surviving are a sister, Edna Byram of Erin, Tennessee and two sisters-in-law, Sandra Hunt of Arkansas and Billie Hunt of Arizona.

Dave was preceded in death by his wife, Hildred on May 1, 2016.  He was also preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Arlie Hunt II, Russell Hunt and John Hunt and a sister, Arlene Hunt.


Rev. Nathan Bryant will conduct funeral services at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, April 20th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Ft. Scott Christian Heights and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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