Wayne Norris Hunt

wayne hunt

November 22, 1937 ~ November 20, 2022

Born in: Savannah, GA
Resided in: Grand Prairie, TX

Wayne Norris Hunt, 84, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2022 in Arlington, Texas.

Graveside Service: December 16, 2022, 11:30 AM at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas.

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Wayne was born on November 22, 1937 in Savannah, Georgia. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a as an aircraft engine mechanic, working on the F-86 and B-52. Following his time in the Air Force, he began a long career in the automotive industry, as a regional sales rep for General Motors. He would go on to own and manage several car dealerships: Volkswagen Honda Mazda of Battle Creek, MI, Datsun of Arlington and Arlington Nissan in Arlington, TX, and Sunshine Chrysler Plymouth in Cleburne, TX.

Wayne had many great friendships and enjoyed spending time with his family. Wayne and his wife, Barbara loved hosting parties at their house and going out on the town with friends. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling for golf outings with his pals. Later in life, he enjoyed his cozy condo and friendships with people in his condo community. He will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his father, Byrl Hunt; mother, Betty Coram; wife, Barbara Hunt; and sister, Sharon Detwiler.

Survivors: Former wife and mother of his sons, Arlene Sperry; Sons, Michael Hunt and wife, Laurie, Steven Hunt, and Kristopher Hunt and wife, Paula Clemons; brother, Ron Adams; grandchildren, Jennifer Ploeger, Ashley Bordetskiy and husband, Artem, and Nicholas Hunt; and two great-grandchildren.


Graveside Service: December 16, 2022 11:30 am

Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas , TX 75211

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  1. CandleImageDad, I love you!I miss you! One of my favorite memories will be our last trip to Las Vegas. You had gotten us a room at Caesars Palace where we played a lot of Blackjack, ate at some great restaurants. We had a great time together! Thank you for making that trip happen for us!

  2. CandleImageWayne, you will be missed by your friends and family. We hope you know how important you were to each of us!

  3. CandleImageMr. Hunt. Thank you for all the fond memories, welcoming me in to your home to hang out and grow up with your sons. It has been an honor. Rest in Peace.

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