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Thomas E. Hunt
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Obituary for Thomas E. Hunt

THOMAS E. HUNT, 88, of Springfield passed away July 26, 2018. Tom was born 9-1-1929 to Clifford T. and Abbie Jean (Ronk) Hunt, who preceded him in death. Survivors include 4 daughters, Linda (Carl) Claypool Dresback, Karen (Charles) Workman, Judith (Mark) Finnegan and Susan (Mark) Chamberlin; one son, Daniel (Diane) Hunt; one sister, Dorothy (Ted) Teach; 12 grandchildren, Evie Heimer, Jodi Compton, Brandee (Alex) Kern, Nicholas Finnegan, Patrick (Erin) Finnegan, Andrew (Kristin) Hunt, Benjamin (Melissa) Hunt, Abigail (Anthony) Vallance, Jaiden Hunt, Sarah (Sam) Harris, Rachael Chamberlin, Hannah Chamberlin; 17 great-grandchildren; and a very dear friend, Marge Culley. Tom was preceded in death by two spouses, Betty (Clingman) Hunt and Ruth (Page) Hunt; and a brother, Frederick Hunt.

Beginning at International Harvester in 1947, Tom’s career spanned 38 years culminating at Harrison Radiator as Superintendent of Engineering Model Shops, retiring in 1985. Tom and Betty Clingman married on March 6, 1948, and had five children. The marriage ended on July 3, 1989 when Betty succumbed to breast cancer. Tom subsequently married Ruth Page on July 28, 1990; Ruth passed away on March 21, 2013. He was an avid golfer and fisherman, enjoyed woodworking, computers and spending time with his family.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018 from 5-8 pm in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. A celebration of Tom’s life will be held on Tuesday at 11 am in the funeral home with Pastor John Pollock officiating. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. You may express condolences to the family at

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503





11:00 AM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

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Ferncliff Cemetery

501 W. McCreight Ave.
Springfield, OH 45504


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