James T. Hunt, age 96, passed away on Tuesday (August 14, 2018).
His memorial service will be held on Monday, at 3 pm, at the First United Methodist Church, 100 N. Main St., Canandaigua. Interment will be in Chapman Cemetery, Clifton Springs.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Hopewell Fire Dept., PO Box 932, Canandaigua, NY 14424.
Mr. Hunt was a graduate of Canandaigua Academy. He owned and operated a farm in Hopewell and was the Town of Hopewell Assessor for over 30 years. Mr. Hunt worked as a machinist for many years and was the last surviving charter member of the Hopewell Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Canandaigua, Hopewell Grange and Hopewell Historical Society. Mr. Hunt enjoyed camping and spending time with his family.
He is survived by three children Jim Hunt, Barb (John) Glenn and Susan (Fred) Gantz; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; great-great-grandson; sister, Carol Bowerman; dear friends Bob and Val DeLeo; and several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his wife, Margaret (Reed) Hunt in 2003; and two siblings Doris MacComber and George Hunt.