Lakeland - Charles Ronald Hunt, 88, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at Lakeland Regional Health. Charles (Charlie) Hunt was born on January 14, 1930, in Detroit, MI to parents Dr. Vern Hunt and his wife, Marie.
He is survived by his loving wife, Gloria, of 68 years; his children and their spouses, Charlie Jr. (Jo) Hunt, Denise (Jim) Berry, Lori (Mike) Johnson and Randy (Micki) Hunt; his nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and his dog, Mr. Puppers.
Charlie retired from the Detroit News and then moved to Lakeland, FL. He was a Korean War Veteran. He loved boating on the Great Lakes and was a collector of antique automobiles.
A gathering of family and friends will begin on Monday, January 14, 2019, at 1 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m., at Lakeland Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens.
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