Robert Earl Hunt, 45

Published 9:22pm Monday, November 19, 2012

Robert Earl Hunt, 45

Born: Sept. 13, 1967

Died: Nov. 18, 2012


CASSOPOLIS — Robert Earl Hunt, 45, of Elkhart, Ind., died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, in Elkhart General Hospital.

He was born Sept. 13, 1967, in Niles  to Joseph and Pearl (Ballard)

Hunt. His parents survive.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and one brother, Joseph Hunt Jr.

Robert loved to cook. He was excited about having just been accepted in Ivy Tech’s

culinary program.

“Uncle Bob” was a great uncle, cousin and friend who will be remembered by his nieces and nephews for his macaroni and cheese. He would set up cooking dates for his nephews and nieces. He loved to experiment in the kitchen. He was employed at Gunite Corp. for several years.

He loved to shop and family would often run into him at Walmart. He and his mom would take off and go shopping every week. Robert’s family remembers him as a funny guy who loved making them laugh.

Robert will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived: by his parents,

Joseph and Pearl (Ballard) Hunt of Cassopolis; one sister, Paula Hunt of Mableton,

Ga.; one brother and sister-in-law, John and Natasha Hunt of Elkhart; five nephews, Micheal Hunt, LaVante’ Hunt, Tyrese Hunt, Nicholas Beathea and Nathan

Beathea-Martinez; two nieces, Alexis Hunt and Jaslin Martinez; and a host of uncles aunts, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Family and friends will gather from noon until time of service at 1 p.m. on

Friday, Nov. 23, in Agape Missionary Baptist Church, 248 W. Wolf St., Elkhart, with the Rev. Dr. Dannell Brown, pastor, officiating. Robert’s brother, Minister John Hunt will do the eulogy.

The family prefers memorial contributions to Agape Missionary Baptist Church, 248

W. Wolf St., Elkhart, IN 46516.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis.

Online condolences may be posted at

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