Larry Thomas Hunt was born on November 15, 1943, in Mobile, Alabama to the late Hilry and Overy Hunt. A devoted husband, grandfather, and great-grandfather, he was called home to rest on March 22, 2023, at the age of 79.
Larry relished spending weekends immersed in the great outdoors, hunting and fishing with loved ones. He also had a passion for learning and technology. Larry was always eager to embrace the new devices of the time. He passed this love of learning and technology to his children and grandchildren. An avid sports fan, Larry also took great pleasure in watching collegiate and professional football, loyally supporting the Alabama universities, the New Orleans Saints, and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Larry met and fell in love with his wife Deloris in Prichard, Alabama. They married on October 1, 1971, and settled in Toulminville, Alabama. Their marriage was full of warmth, laughter, and adventure. They enjoyed traveling throughout North America, visiting various cities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Larry served as a mechanist and quality improvement specialist for 23 years at Teledyne, Inc (now Teledyne Technologies). His work included overseeing quality control of parts that would go on to be used as part of the Voyager space probes. During his career at Teladyne, Larry also received awards for his foresight and proactiveness.
He was preceded in death by his siblings: Hilry Hunt Jr., Matthew Hunt, and Doris Hunt; and nephew Harold Hunt.
Larry leaves to celebrate his life and cherish his memory a loving wife, Deloris S. Hunt; brother Eugene Hunt; son Victor C. (Marissa) Hunt Sr; step-daughter Vangie M. (Olabode) Anise; six grandchildren: Cassandra Brown, Dorothy Brown, Ashlyn Lanas Harvey, Larry Lanas Hunt, Victor Lanas Hunt Jr., and Aiyana Lanas Hunt; three step-grandchildren: Olange (Jacob) Anise-Bluford, Annalise Anise, and Olabode (Leah) Anise II; four great-grandchildren: Jhanna Dempsey, Khalika Sagiroglu, Kimaiya Brown, Finley Haney; one step great-grandchild: Olivia Bluford; three nephews: Melvin Hunt, Steffon Hunt, and Roderick Hunt; three nieces: Patrice Hunt, Loretta Hunt, and Lafanetta (Hunt) Jones; a devoted cousin: Mattie Hunt; three sister-in-laws: Fannie McCullum, Myrtle Hughes, and Georgia Hughes; and a host of other relatives, church family, and friends.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 10 AM until the 11 AM funeral hour at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 5051 Ebenezer Drive. Reverend Rudolph Overstreet officiating. Interment will follow at Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery.