Robert “Bob” Hunt U.S. Veteran

The Villages, Fla.

February 27, 1938 - August 18, 2018

Robert “Bob” Hunt, 80, of The Villages, Fla., passed away on Aug. 18, 2018, following a long battle with PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy).

Bob was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Minneapolis, Minn., and grew up in Hood River, Ore. He was a Marine Security Guard at the American Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, where he met and married his wife, Marian. After returning to college in Oregon and earning a degree in electronics, he was accepted into the Central Intelligence Agency, where he served 26 years. His career resulted in postings in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Upon retiring to The Villages in 1995, Bob worked for a time as a pool monitor at the Hacienda Sports Pool, then became an ambassador at the De La Vista and Tierra del Sol golf courses.

He leaves behind his wife, Marian and daughter Laura (T.F.) Butler and granddaughters, Brittney, Chelsea, Hayley and Tara of Harpers Ferry, W. Va. He also leaves a son, Jeffrey B. (Dana) and grandchildren, Christian, Lucas, Logan, Abe and Isabella of Martinsburg, W.Va.

A visitation for family and friends was held Aug. 24 at Beyers Funeral Home in Lady Lake, Fla. A Mass of Christian Burial was held the same day at St. Timothy Catholic Church in Lady Lake. Burial followed at the Florida National Cemetery with full military honors.

Donations in Bob’s memory may be sent to: The Marine Corps League, Col. Phillip Delong Detachment 1267, 11962 CR 101, The Villages, FL 32162.

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