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In Memory of

Don Hunt

February 10, 1948 - May 9, 2017

Obituary


Donald L.D. Hunt Jr. passed away after an extended illness May 9th, 2017 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. Don was born February 10, 1948 to Goldie (Kifer) Hunt and Donald L.D. Hunt Sr. in Flint, MI.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Michael Emery Hunt.

Don grew up in Flint, MI where he attended Flint Southwestern Community High School, class of 1966 and lettered in three sports: football, basketball and baseball.

He served in the U.S. Army until 1973 was stationed in Fort...

Donald L.D. Hunt Jr. passed away after an extended illness May 9th, 2017 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. Don was born February 10, 1948 to Goldie (Kifer) Hunt and Donald L.D. Hunt Sr. in Flint, MI.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Michael Emery Hunt.

Don grew up in Flint, MI where he attended Flint Southwestern Community High School, class of 1966 and lettered in three sports: football, basketball and baseball.

He served in the U.S. Army until 1973 was stationed in Fort Lee, VA, Germany and Korea. Upon leaving the service he attended Eastern Michigan University and obtained a degree in Political Science. Don went on to attend the University of Michigan and the University of Detroit Law School and graduated in 1978.

Don married Melissa Dusbiber in 1974 and together they had two children, Andrew and Adam.

He worked as a lawyer and for the U.S Postal Service, where he retired in 2013.

Don married Stephanie Patrick in 1998. They had one son, Donnie, and he had a profound role in helping to raise his step-son, Jordan Huff.

When he met his wife Stephanie, he convinced her he would help her to pass the law school entrance exam with a speed reading course he had, "but we must see each other again in order for me to help you", As they say...The rest is history.

They enjoyed traveling and visited France, Amsterdam, Hawaii to name a few favorites. They worked together at various community charities and services. Their most cherished, the National Organization for Rare Disorders.

He was..."Mr. United States 2007"

Don was an avid fan of Detroit area pro sports and University of Michigan athletics.

He enjoyed coaching, and mentored many youth soccer and little league baseball teams in Ypsilanti, MI. He especially enjoyed coaching his sons' teams. He was a basketball referee for over 30 years at all levels, ranging from youth to college.

Don enjoyed movies, books, music, history and art. He loved taking his sons to the movies on the weekend.

He is survived by his sons Andrew and Adam (Courtnay). His wife Stephanie, their son Donnie, step-son, Jordan Huff, nieces, Tara Hunt Dew (Joshua) and Tamara Hunt Alden

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 10AM - 12PM. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 12PM at Brown Funeral Home - 1480 E. Hill Rd. Grand Blanc, MI. Burial will take place at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, MI. Contributions may be made to the National Organization for Rare Disorders. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.brownfh.com.