May 9, 1935 - February 7, 2012
Date of Notice: Tuesday, February 7, 2012; Burlington County Times, Central Record, Trenton Times HUNT, James David, 76 - Born May 9, 1935, in Canby, MN to Maurice and Mary (nee James) Hunt; died Feb. 3 in Medford, NJ, after living with Multiple Sclerosis for 40 years. After graduating from Marshall High School in Minneapolis in 1953, Jim began his 19-year career in the Army. He served across the country and around the world, and was known as a fair and compassionate leader. During his two tours of duty in Vietnam he was awarded a Purple Heart, a Silver Star, and two Bronze Stars. His army career concluded as a result of his MS diagnosis, and after his discharge he earned a B.S. cum laude from Villanova University and an M.B.A. from Rider University. In 1976 his family moved to Medford, NJ, and Jim worked for New Jersey's Office of Telecommunication and Information Systems for 16 years. He was a talented craftsman who enjoyed woodworking, model building, and general tinkering. He was an avid reader, a lifelong student of history, and he enjoyed music and singing. Jim was predeceased by his parents, his sister Mary (Terry) Seaman, and his brother John. He is survived by his wife Carolyn; his daughter Annette Hunt, her partner Martha Morgan, and their daughter Avery; his daughter Margaret Donahue; his son Andrew Hunt; his daughter Leslie Ekstrom, her husband Jon, and their children Anna and Eric; his sister Margaret (Steven) Wold; his brother Joseph (Nancy) Hunt; his sister Maureen (Craig) Nori; and a large family of nieces, nephews, and friends. Jim had a kind word and a warm smile for everyone, and he will be missed by all who knew him. His immediate family extends their deepest gratitude to his extended family ? the staff at Medford Leas - who loved and cared for him during his last years. A visitation will be held at Mathis Funeral Home, 58 North Main St., Medford on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 5-7pm. Internment will be private at Arlington National Cemetery.
Date of Notice: Tuesday, February 7, 2012; Burlington County Times, Central Record, Trenton Times HUNT, James David, 76 - Born May 9, 1935, in Canby, MN to Maurice and Mary (nee James) Hunt; died Feb. 3 in Medford, NJ, after living with Multiple... View Obituary & Service Information
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