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Robert Wesley Hunt
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
  • Meals on Wheels
    259 Meeting St.
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“My husband passed in July of this year, but he knew Bob (seems like forever). We would talk to him in McDonald's when we would sometimes go there. ...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Susie/Jack Hunt - Charleston, SC

“Bobby was a good friend to many people.I am proud to have counted him as a close friend for many years.he truly cared for family and friends.He will...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Ford - Goodlettsville, TN

“Our deepest condolences to the family of a friend of ours. Bob was always smiling and had a joke for everyone. He was well respected and loved by...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Genie & Jack Whetsell - Hanahan, SC

“So sorry for your loss prayers for all the family. May he rest in peace. God Bless. Shirley Graham Peeples ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Shirley Peeples - Charleston, SC

“So sorry for your loss prayers for all the family. May he rest in peace. God Bless.LP ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Shirley Peeples - Charleston, SC

“Barbara and Family,I am so sorry you lost your Daddy. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May he rest in peace until you are...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Stephanie DeLoach - Fort Worth, TX

“Barbara and Family,I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Even thou I never met him I feel I knew a bit of him through you, his...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Barbara Lopez - NORTH CHARLESTON, SC

“I only have wonderful memories of this beautiful family that go way back and I am so sorry for each and everyone of them for this great loss. I know...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Cindy Graham-Wilson - Charleston, SC

“Bob was a good friend to the McDonald's Coffee group. He was so kind to my husband. He will be missed. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Patty Schaffer - Charleston, SC


Robert Wesley Hunt, 85, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Barbara Blackmon Hunt passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017. His Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, November 8, 2017 in the Magnolia Cemetery, 70 Cunnington Avenue at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street.

Bob was the son of the late Martin Van Buren Hunt and the late Octavia Ruth Soubeyroux Hunt. He was born December 3, 1931 in the front room of 72 George Street, Charleston, SC. He grew up in downtown Charleston, graduating from Charleston High School, moving to James Island in 1961 to raise his family. He owned H&H Auto Sales before retiring and then became well known in the boating community for his knowledge and selling of outboard motors. He was a member of the Antique Outboard Motor Club, a lifetime member of the James Island Yacht Club and enjoyed many days out on the water. He was a founding member of "The Liars Club" aka morning coffee with his friends at the James Island McDonalds. Bob was a two-time cancer survivor and lived with genetic hemochromatosis. He was a lifelong Clemson fan. Go Tigers!

He leaves behind his wife of 61 years, Barbara Blackmon Hunt and is survived by their children, Barbara Ruth Hunt (Allison), Wes Hunt of Fernandina Beach, FL and Millicent Hunt Drolet (Daniel), a sister Ann Hunt Dritt (Jim) of Tallahassee, FL, 8 grandchildren Wesley, William, Wyatt, Catherine, Chad (Haley), Jake, Truman, Daniel and one great granddaughter, Ansley; along with numerous nieces & nephews.

He is predeceased by an infant daughter, Laura Marie Hunt and an adult son, Christopher Charles Hunt.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Meals on Wheels of Charleston, 259 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (charlestonareaseniors.org) or Roper St. Francis Hospice Foundation, 125 Doughty Street, Suite 790, Charleston, SC 29403 (rsfhfoundation.org).

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70 Cunnington Avenue Charleston, SC 29405