Fred J. Hunt, Sr.
- January 22, 1934 - January 21, 2012
- Sugar Hill, New Hampshire
of Fred's Passing
- Donations may be made to the Franconia & Sugar Hill Life Squad in his memory.
Franconia & Sugar Hill Life Squad
Sugar Hill, NH 03580
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FRED JAMES HUNT, SR.
SUGAR HILL, NH – Fred James Hunt, Sr., 77, passed away on January 21, 2012.
Fred was born on January 22, 1934, the youngest of 11 children to Mattie and George Hunt, both deceased. He attended school and graduated from Dow Academy in Franconia, NH -- Class of 1952.
His first employment was on construction at the Moore Dam Reservoir in Littleton. He spent most of his life self-employed, first in business for Connecticut River Dairy delivering milk, then baling hay for local farmers. He went on to have his own business Fred Hunt Sand & Gravel for 30 years, then selling used equipment as Fred Hunt Enterprises. He took pride in developing many parcels of land in the area.
He was always fond of car racing. At one time he and his nephew, Ronnie, ran cars at Thunder Road and Northeast Speedway. He continued on to be a big NASCAR fan and attended many of the races. He recently enjoyed a racing reunion at Northeast Speedway, in St. Johnsbury, VT. Additionally, he loved traveling the North Country to attend auctions and dealing with many local businessmen. Over the years, he had established several collections ranging from automobile memorabilia to steam engines to local souvenirs.
He and his wife enjoyed traveling with many trips to Las Vegas and Florida visiting numerous family and friends along the way. His love was for his family, the Streeter Pond area and the neighbors and beauty of the land.
He is survived by his wife Alice of 55 years. Three sons, Fred Hunt Jr. and wife Paulina of Sugar Hill, Russell and wife Cindy of Laconia, Scott of Brooklyn and a daughter Maria Watson and husband Tim of Bethlehem; four grandchildren, Jessica Hunt of Sugar Hill, Danielle Gochee & husband Stanley of Littleton, Rachel Peters of Savannah and Ethan Peters of Bethlehem; two great grandchildren Aiden and Madison Gochee; his brother, Herbert and wife Lorraine Hunt of Sugar Hill; and several nieces and nephews.
SERVICES - A celebration of Fred's life will be held at the Sugar Hill Meeting House on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at noon. There will be a private burial.
Donations may be made to the Franconia & Sugar Hill Life Squad, Box 900, Franconia, NH 03580.
Arrangements and care have been entrusted to the Pillsbury Phaneuf Funeral Home and Crematorium in Littleton. For more information, go to the obituary section of our website at www.pillsburyphaneuf.com.