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Earl Richard Hunt

August 29, 1923 ~ February 22, 2020 (age 96)


Earl R. Hunt, 96, of Metamora, IL passed away at 11:40 am on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Unity Point Health-Proctor in Peoria, IL. He was born on August 29, 1923 in Westville, IL to Alva and Myrtle Hunt. He married Marjorie P. Stokes in Manteno, IL in 1946. She passed away on October 18, 2016.

Surviving are many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother and four sisters.

Earl was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during World War II. He was employed as a flooring and carpet installer working for Irv Zeisel and working with Pat Minster. Earl enjoyed woodworking, traveling, wildlife, deer, and turkeys. He loved spending time with his friends and neighbors and having breakfast with his friends.

Services will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel with Reverend Trevor Bartolomucci and Pastor Bob DeBolt officiating. Burial will be in Hickory Point Cemetery in Metamora with military rites accorded. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Camp Tapawingo, 1452 Hickory Point Road, Metamora, IL 61548. Online condolences at


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Funeral Service
February 29, 2020

10:30 AM
Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel
219 East Partridge Street
Metamora, IL 61548

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