FORT BRANCH — William G. “Bill” Hunt, 47, of Fort Branch, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at home.

He was born on May 7, 1972, in Princeton, to Gary W. and Rebecca (Hitch) Hunt.

Bill was a member of the PCHS Class of 1990 and attended USI. He had lived in Fort Branch for 24 years, moving from Princeton. He worked as a lab technician for the City of Princeton. He was a member and Past Master of Prince Masonic Lodge 231 and he was a member and past President of the Gibson County Fair Board. He received a Grand Cross from the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls in Indiana. He also coached the Junior Titans Golf team.

He is survived by his wife, Janet (Schmits) Hunt of Fort Branch, whom he married June 7, 1997; mother, Becky Hunt of Princeton; daughters, Alexandria and Hannah Hunt, both at home; brother, Pete Hunt of Newburgh; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Robert and Sharon Schmits of Francisco.

He was preceded in death by his father, Gary W. Hunt.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, January 10, 2020, at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, officiated by Rev. Jarmon Perkins. Burial will follow at Archer Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Colvin Funeral Home. Masonic memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gibson County Animal Services, P.O. Box 474, Princeton, IN 47670 or the Indiana Masonic Home Foundation, 525 N. Illinois Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, imhf.org/support/donate-online/. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle in memory of Bill at www.colvinfuneralhome.com. Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hunt family.

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