Robert Loyal Hunt, 88, of Buckhannon, died Friday, July 20, 2012, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Buckhannon.
He was born May 22, 1924., in Barbour County, a son of the late Earl Lee and Daultie Corrick Hunt.
On Dec. 20, 1967, he married Ruth J. Fearn who preceded him in death on Dec. 16, 2009.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one sister, Emma Jean Mackey; and one brother, Willis A. Hunt.
He is survived by one daughter, Merrilee Hunt of Buckhannon; one son, Robert Lee Hunt of Twin Lakes, Mich.; one brother, Denny Hunt of Ohio; and a step brother, Milton Hunt of Ga.
Mr. Hunt was a History Professor at West Virginia Wesleyan College. He was a member of the WV Federation of the Blind.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Anyone wishing to make contributions may be made to the WV Federation of the Blind. Make checks payable to WVNFB, 220 Buena Vesa Ave, Clarksburg, WV 26301. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.