Tim Eugene Hunt, 73, of North Platte passed away on Sept. 2, 2020 at Great Plains Health.
He was born on June 13, 1947 to Raleigh F. and Lilly W. (Lofkwist) Hunt at North Platte Memorial Hospital. He had polio at eight months old.
He loved hunting and fishing; was an extreme Nebraska Cornhusker fan and an excellent musician (North Platte Barber Shoppers, High School Band and church with Kevin Latimer).
Tim was baptized in First Christian Church in North Platte. Tim was a member of the United Methodist Church in Wellfleet.
Tim was an excellent horse shoe pitcher, his brother taught him to swim by holding him under water until Tim came up fighting (swimming). He learned to ride a surf board that many others could not do, Tim even taught his dog to ride with him. He also enjoyed bowling. Tim was also a lifetime member of the North Platte Elks Club.
He worked various custodial jobs including, Environmental Services at Great Plains Regional Hospital for over ten years. Tim loved family reunions and many, many friends.
He is survived by his brother, Terry (Vicky) of Bertrand; nephew, Allen Joe (Mitzi) of Chadron and Chad Lynn (Cherlyn) of Elm Creek; great nephews and nieces, Darrin James Hunt of Hays, Kan., Denise Ann Hunt of Elm Creek, Ryan Larry(Karissa) Cox and Nicole (Tim) Schmidt, both of North Platte; cousins; Dorothy (Connor) Gordon, NE, Ardis (Douglas) Lincoln, NE, Allen West (Arline) Hinton, OK, Douglas(Doris) Howard of North Platte, Cody Thorton, OK.
Tim was preceded in death by his parents; and sister-in-law, Denise Kaye Sanders Hunt,
Tim has a host of other family members; Gordon (Suzie) Temple, Larry Eisenbarth, Joe Harris of Torrington, Wyo., Steve (Cindy) Klein of Sterling, Colo., Gerald (Ruth) Klein of Sterling, Nancy (Tim) Clark of Ohio, Brian West of Hinton, Okla., Brenda West of Hinton, Jim (Dottie) Connor of San Antonio, Texas, Dan (Kathy) Connor of Ellsworth, Brenda Howard of Central Point, Calif.; and special friend Bernard Gardner; along with numerous other friends who loved Tim.
Graveside services will be Friday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. at Wellfleet Cemetery. The family request Husker attire for the service. Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 10 from noon-8 p.m. Services will be held following all current health directives regarding Covid-19.
The service will be streamed via Carpenter Memorial Chapel’s Facebook page for those that cannot attend. Carpenter Memorial Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the family for later destination. Sharing of memories and online condolences may be left at carpentermemorial.com.