Louis R. “Lee” Hunt, 82, of Carmel died Aug. 13 surrounded by his family. He was born Sept. 11, 1934, to the late James Hunt and Frances (Randall) Hunt Hutchens in Indianapolis.
Lee was a natural born salesman. He sold Knapp Shoes for many years. In 1966, Lee became an insurance agent in the Ordinary Division of Prudential Insurance Company. He took retirement in 1992, although he never really retired. He continued his career working in his own agency, Hunt & Associates Insurance and Financial Services Inc., along with his sons, making this a third generation agency. Each son now has his own agency.
Lee, or LeRoy as he was known to his many friends and family, loved life. But more than life, he loved his family. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Janet Casey Hunt, who he married June 6, 1970; and their three sons, Charles Ray (Becky) Hunt, Dennis Allen Hunt, and Ronald Keith (Lori) Hunt, all of Carmel. Lee and Janet were blessed with nine grandchildren, Kelly Hunt of Mooresville, Natalie Hunt of Westfield, Christie Hunt of Alabama, Dustin Hunt of Carmel, Jennifer (Albert) Rhodes of New Jersey, Paige Hunt of Noblesville, Morgan (Grady) Ludeke of New York, Amanda Hunt of Westfield, and Brittany Hunt of Bloomington; 14 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, two sisters, Rosalie Hancook and Susan Earls of Plainfield, one brother, John Hutchens of Plainfield; as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Indian Lake Estates Inc., (memo: Golf in memory of Lee Hunt), PO Box 7395, Indian Lake Estates, FL 33855; or First Baptist Church of Indian Lake Estates, PO Box 7668, Indian Lake Estates, FL 33855.