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Hillsboro Evening Mirror  Tuesday, October 26, 1948 pg 5

Dr. John D. Hunt

Funeral Services for Dr. John Deskin Hunt, 81, of Aquilla, were to be held at 3 pm Tuesday at the Aquilla Methodist Church with the Rev. J. Z. Baird officiating.  Interment was to be in the Vaughn Cemetery under the direction of Marshall and Marshall.

Dr. Boyd died at 6:20 pm Monday in the Boyd Sanitarium, following a short illness.  A native of Mississippi, he came to Texas 68 years ago, the family locating near Itasca.  Until his retirement a few years ago, Dr. Hunt carried on the practice of medicine in Hill and Wise Counties for 49 years.

He married Miss Annie Wells May 12, 1889 and she died May 12, 1895.  Dr Hunt later married Miss Sarah Lou Underwood July 26, 1896.  She died August 24, 1930.

Dr. Hunt was a member of the Whitney Masonic Lodge and Aquilla Methodist Church.  Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. F. F. Yarbro, Texon, Texas; Mrs. B. E. Middaugh, Baytown, Texas; Mrs. Vergie Brunow, Houston; and Mrs. Earl Moore, Hillsboro; four sons, John F. Hunt, Midland; Earl D. Hunt, Blum; W. H. Hunt and Joe Hunt both of Midland; 22 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.