January 29, 1942 - June 1, 2019
T. C. Hunt, age 77 and a resident of Franklinton, died Saturday morning June 1, 2019 at his home. He was a former painting contractor that painted many businesses and homes throughout the area, including the tall steeple of Centenary Methodist Church. Before his painting career, T.C. was also a good carpenter that even built his own home and through the years had crafted many knives. He was a former iron worker member of the Local Union in New Orleans that helped build the Louisiana Superdome and Shell Tower in New Orleans. He loved hunting, fishing and the outdoors. T.C. was always very strong in his Faith and encouraged his family to be the same. He enjoyed spending time with his family and adored his many grandchildren.
Survived by: Wife of 55 years: Shirley Creel Hunt of Franklinton; 2 Sons and a Daughter in law: Steven and Bethany Hunt of Isabel, Daniel Hunt of Franklinton; 2 Daughters and Sons in law: Tammie and Kenith Lee Douglas of Franklinton, Linda and John Talbot of Houston, TX; 12 Grandchildren and Spouses: Austin Hunt, Spencer Hunt, Lea Hunt, Arianna Hunt, Steven Hunt, II, Axl Hunt, Andi Hunt, Josie Hunt, Alexis Hunt, Steven and Bunnie Douglas, Amber and Barry Cooper, Jr., Claire Talbot; 2 Great-grandchildren: Isabella Cooper, Aubrey Cooper; 3 Brothers and a Sister in law: Harvey Graves of North Carolina, Maxie Ray Graves of Tylertown, Junior and Rita Graves of Thomas; 2 Sisters: Martha Thomas, Louise Mizell both of Franklinton; Sister in law: Violet Hunt of Kentwood; Also numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.
He was preceded in death by his father Horace Hunt, mother Addie Beard Hunt Graves, a brother J.D. Hunt, sister and brother in law Betty H. Magee and Ralph Magee, brothers in law Wayne Thomas, Jimmy Mizell, sister in law Sandra Graves.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Monday June 3rd from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm and after 9:00 am on Tuesday. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 am Tuesday with Rev. John Mark Franklin officiating. Burial will follow in the Beard Family Cemetery near his home.