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Kenneth Hunt February 27, 1951 - March 20, 2020

Kenneth Russell Hunt, age 69 of Ozark, Missouri passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, after a short illness. He was born February 27, 1951 to Norma (Jenkins) Cross and the late Dean Hunt.

Kenneth was a Christian and enjoyed attending The Way Community Church of Ozark. He was employed for several years with the State of Arkansas Road Commission and later moved to Buffalo where he owned K and M Grocery store until his health failed. After his health set back, Kenneth moved to Ozark to be near his mother until his passing. During his pastime, Kenneth enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and hunting. Kenneth was also well-known for his giving heart and willingness to help others. He will be sadly missed but will live on in the hearts of his family and friends.

Kenneth is survived by his loving mother Norma Cross; two sons Will Dean Hunt and Seth Hunt; two sisters Glenda Sue Stuntz and Janet Lea Chester and several other caring relatives. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Lee and Mavie (Applegate) Jenkins; paternal grandparents, Russell and Ethyl Hand.

Arrangements and cremation for Kenneth under the care and direction of Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. Private family graveside services will be held at a later date in Jenkins Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Jenkins Cemetery % Danny Johnson, Rt3 Ava, Missouri 65608. On line condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com


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    Mary Beth Phillips says

    I very sorry for your loss my prayers are with you and the family, it was a pleasure knowing Kenneth Mary Beth Phillips

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    Marty Chapman says

    Kenneth was a very good man and I wish I could have spent more time with him to go fishing this summer as we had talked about!! Prayers to the family!

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    Mary says

    I’m so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort help you during this difficult time. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4 & Psalms 83:18). Jesus taught us to pray for God’s Kingdom to come because He knew it would be able to solve all mankind’s problems even death. (Revelation 21:4,5 & Daniel 2:44).

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    Jim Wallace says

    Norma, sorry for your loss. I have not seen you since Kansas City 40 years ago but looked for you everywhere. You and Norman and I had lots of fun at the old airbase in Kansas. Take care, Jimmy