Dale Lee Hunt


Dale Lee Hunt, 81, of Mexico, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at Boone Hospital Center.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7, at the Auxvasse City Presbyterian Church with Pastor Jim Graham officiating.

Visitation is from 12 p.m. until time of services at the church.

The family has requested that masks be worn.

Dale was born on May 6, 1939, in Mexico, the son of John Lee and Evelyn (Pasley) Hunt. He married Judy Wright on Jan. 13, 1957, in Victoria Springs, Miss.

Dale never met a stranger. He enjoyed playing pool, cards, drinking coffee and taking cat naps. Dale loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Judy of the home; two sons, Marty (Kelly) Hunt of Jefferson City and Jimmy (Shelly) Hunt of Mexico; three daughters, Patti Bell of St. Petersburg, Fla., Merri Lea (Bruce) Marshall of Lee’s Summit and Lori (Aaron) Harlan of Mexico; 11 grandchildren, Molly (Brad) Armstrong, Katey Hunt, Baillee Bell, Heather (Andy) Oldham, Cory Marshall (Lisa Tomasu), Tanna (D.J.) Whitworth, Cheyenne (Nathan) Yeager, Cassidy Hunt (Justin Sambo), Joshua Harlan (Bri Voelker), Caleb Harlan and Noah Harlan; seven great-grandchildren and another on the way; one brother, Bobbie Hunt (Sue Lucas) of Mexico; one niece, Robin (Philip) Gearhart of Prescott, Ariz.; and nephew, Aaron (Jenn) Hunt of Riverside, Calif.

Memorials may be made to Auxvasse City Presbyterian Church or the donor’s choice. They may be sent in care of Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.

Arrangements are being handled by Arnold Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left at www.arnoldfh.com.