Dannie Calvin Hunt, 59, of Timpson, Texas passed away on January 28, 2020 in Timpson, Texas. Born February 22, 1960, in Houston, Texas, to Barbara Ann Truss. Funeral service will be held on February 1, 2020 at 2:00PM at Center United Pentecostal Church, Center, Texas, with Bro. Andy Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Blair Cemetery, Timpson, Texas.
Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 1PM on February 1, 2020, at Center United Pentecostal Church, Center, Texas.
Dannie was raised by his Uncle Melvin and Aunt Aggie Garlington. He graduated from Tatum High School. He married Maureen Dempsey, on May 2, 1987. He and Maureen have made many memories over the past 32 years together. The two made their home in Timpson, Texas, raising their son, Joseph. Dannie was an amazing man. His greatest love in life was his wife, Maureen, son, Joseph, and grandson, Sawyer. They put the biggest smile in his heart. Dannie’s love for our family was his priority in life. He loved to cook large amounts of food on the grill to feed all of our extended family when we were all together. Dannie loved the community he lived in. He was a school board member for over 13 years. This last term with much pride, Dannie served as President of the school board. Dannie was humbled by serving on this board for Timpson ISD. He loved the outdoors, including hunting and fishing, but most of all gardening. Dannie was a self taught master gardner. He was also a skilled meat cutter. He loved to learn and incorporated his knowledge in all aspects of his life. He loved his church and his entire church family. He continued to grow in his love for God, he truly followed this verse; Isaiah 40:31, “But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” He is soaring now.
He is survived by his loving wife, Maureen Hunt; son, Joseph Hunt; grandson, Sawyer Hunt; brothers, Terry Hunt and wife Starla, Allen Lunsford; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends that will miss him dearly.
Dannie is preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Ann Truss; brother, Randall Garlington.
To send condolences and sign the online guest book you may go to www.taylorfh.net.
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, is in charge of arrangements.