American Veteran 04

Roger Allen Hunt, Sr.

September 29, 1926 ~ February 3, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old

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Roger Allen Hunt, age 97 passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2024. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 29, 1926. He moved to Metairie, Louisiana in 1962. He was a parishioner of St. Louis King of France Church.

He is survived by his children: Roger A. Hunt, Jr. (Cindy Courage); Rebecca Hunt Jackson (Michael); Randolph J. Hunt (Liz Feeney-Hunt). His grandchildren: Nicholas A. Hunt (Juliet); Stephanie Jackson; Michelle Jackson; Alexandra Hunt and great grandchildren: Desmond Hunt and Rosalie Hunt.

Roger was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Joan Lyeki Hunt; his parents Joseph William Hunt and Elida Elizabeth Simoneaux Hunt, and brother Joseph W. Hunt, Jr.
He was also survived by many nieces and nephews.

He enlisted in the Army Reserves in 1944 at the age of 18, went to boot camp at Fort Dix, NJ. He then joined the Merchant Marines/Coast Guard from 1945-1953, (PCF) as microwave radio operator. He shipped out to California and sailed the Pacific on numerous vessels, back and forth to the Philippines, supplying the troops. He retired from Bell South/AT&T as an engineer after 36 years.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend the memorial service at garden of memories funeral home, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA on Saturday, February 24th, 2024. From 10:00am-12:00pm noon. Interment will be private.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 24, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

Service
Saturday
February 24, 2024

12:00 PM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

Cemetery

Garden of Memories Cemetery
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

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