Myrtle Beach: Major-Dr. James Wood Hunt, Jr. 81 of Myrtle Beach died Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the Conway Medical Center in Conway, S.C. He was the son of the late James Wood Hunt, Sr. and Thelma McPherson Hunt. He was born in Norfolk, Va., and retired in the U.S. Army after 21 years of service during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He worked for the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, served as a Resident Dean for The Tidewater Area of Golden Gate University in Norfolk, Va. and later worked for Progress energy as their Degree Program Administrator, retiring in 2005. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Survivors include his wife; Penny S. Hunt of the home. Sons; James Wood Hunt, III “Jim” of Port St. Lucie, William Fuller Hunt “Bill” of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., John McPherson Hunt of Fort Wayne, Indiana, daughters, Mary Jane Hunt of Bethesda, Md. and Mary Anne Hunt of Durham, N.C. , Eight Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren.
Memorial Service will be Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Myrtle Beach, S.C. with Pastor Bruce Crawford officiating with a Graveside Funeral Service in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
McKenzie Mortuary Service