Gary W. Hunt, 62, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2009. He was born October 28, 1946 in Princeton and resided in the area his entire lifetime. He was a former employee of Central Soya Elevator, former President of Hitch Packing Company, former owner of the BOOKMARK, bookstore and lately enjoyed working at the Palace Café, all in Princeton.
Gary was always seen with a smile on his face and a positive attitude. He was a member of the Indiana Meat Packers Association, Prince Masonic Lodge 231 in Princeton and the Grand Order of the Sword of Bunker Hill-Pocket City Order 82 in Evansville.

Survivors include his wife, Becky (Hitch) Hunt; two sons, Bill (Janet) Hunt of Fort Branch and Pete (Jackie) Hunt of Newburgh; three grandchildren, Lexi, Hannah and Emily Hunt; his mother, Colleen Hunt of Princeton; two sisters, Connie (Mike) Wilson and Carol (Denny) Messersmith both of Francisco; a brother, Charles R. (Cheryl) Hunt of Princeton; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Buel Hunt.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, September 18, 2009 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Rev. Jarmon Perkins and Rev. Tony Phillips officiating. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday, with a Masonic memorial service at 7 p.m. Thursday at Colvin Funeral Home. Burial will be at Archer Cemetery in Princeton.