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Dudley Charles Hunt was born July 3, 1941 in El Paso, the son of Douglas
Charles and Zellie Hysmith Hunt. Active in football and track, he attended
Texas City High School before graduating from Chapel Hill High where he set
the state record for the 50-yard dash.
Dudley served his country in the United States Navy from 1959 - 1965 on the
USS Robinson and the USS Gearring. He married Cheryl Johnson on Feb. 6, 1963
in Alta Loma, Texas.
Beloved husband, father, grandpa, uncle, cousin and friend, Dudley devoted
his life to his family and friends. Everybody that knew Dudley loved him. A
40-year law enforcement veteran, he began his career with the Galveston
Police Department in 1964. He also worked for the Waller County and Austin
County Sheriff's Departments, and the Waller County Constable, retiring as
the Chief of Police for the town of San Felipe.
Dudley served with the Child Protective Services Board in Angleton, and was
appointed Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Angleton
Chamber of Commerce. He was also employed as Chief of Security at Cameron
Iron Works in Sealy.
In 1972, he was selected as one of the Outstanding Men of America. He loved
fishing, hunting, riding his motorcycle, working in his shop and spending
time with his family.
He passed away Friday, Jan. 26, 2007 at the age of 65.
He is survived by his wife Cheryl Hunt; son Gene Hunt and his wife, Ellie;
daughter Sonia Froehlich and her husband, William, all of Bellville;
grandchildren Jeremy Rosales, Jared McCarty, Jacob Hunt, Casey Hunt, Abigail
Froehlich and Anna Froehlich; step granddaughter Whitney Froehlich, all of
Bellville; father and mother Doug and Sam Hunt of Hempstead; step father
E.C. Raborn; mother-in-law Jo Johnson of Bellville; sisters Ceal Wiktorik
and her husband, Gary, of Hempstead and Brenda Weisner and her husband, Lou,
of Alvin; brother Ricky Hunt and his wife, Pam, also of Hempstead;
brother-in-law Bill Johnson of Austin; sister-in-law Janice Day and her
husband, Don, also of Austin; adopted daughters Marcy Wylie, Pat Smith and
Nancy Jo Wimberly; god daughters Hannah Allison and Rebekah Day; and
numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Zellie Raborn, father-in-law, Bill
Johnson and grandparents, Nana and Papa Hunt.
Visitation was 6-8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 29, 2007 at Schmidt Funeral Home.
Funeral service was 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007 at Christian Faith
Church with Pastor Lynn Burling, officiating.
Graveside service followed at 12:30 p.m. at Houston National Cemetery in
Serving as Pallbearers were: Ricky Hunt, Gary Wiktorik, Wylie Bass, Wade
Hunt, Brad Williamson and Bill Johnson, III.
Honorary Pallbearers were Chief Malcolm Carter and Sheriff Dwayne Burger.
In lieu of usual remembrances, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to
the: Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, 1101 Bates,
Suite 550, Houston, Texas 77037, or to the Austin County Peace Officers'
Association, 201 North Atchison, Sealy, Texas 77474.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home in
Posted by Joy Neely


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