Stevenson Wesley Hunt

Stevenson “Steve” Wesley Hunt

Valparaiso, IN July 18, 1922 – February 15, 2011

Stevenson “Steve” Wesley Hunt, 88, of Valparaiso, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2011.

He was born July 18, 1922 in Sunshine, KY to Fielden H. and Florence (Mounts) Hunt. On July 13, 1940 in Belfrey, KY, he married Evelyn Young who survives. Also surviving are his children: David (Judy) Hunt of Westville, Patricia (Don) Detterman of Willard, OH, and Wilson (Darlene) Hunt of Westville; 11 grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Fielden “Sonny” Hunt; daughter-in-law, Sharon Hunt; his grandson, Stephen Hunt; and his granddaughter, Debra Kurtz.

Steve was a member of the Hugh C. Boyd Masonic Lodge #119 in Red Jacket, West Virginia for 50 plus years and the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of South Bend, a 32 degree Mason. He was an avid hunter and storyteller.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 11:00 AM at Newhard Funeral Home in Westville.

Rev. Brenda Ludwig will officiate. Burial will be in Pinhook Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00- 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

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One Comment

  1. IanMy decision to get you ilvenvod in Freemasonry was a simple one. The timing when to ask you was far more difficult. I had no hesitation that you would fit into the fraternity and be welcomed by the brethren, what with you attending many ladies evenings and social events, you already knew many of the guys anyway. Committing to the time and financial requirements is always far more difficult to manage and getting it right for you was always a challenge, and even now, with you away on business we will have to manage the ceremonies of the lodge to fit in with some of your away visits.I’m really pleased you agreed to join us and I know you have the full support and blessing of your wife Lynette, who is always more than keen to attend our Ladies Evenings and social nights.As for the hard work displayed at your recent ceremony, there will come a time when you are required to be ilvenvod with a similar performance, don’t worry, it wont be for a while yet.For you, the plan is to ensure you have a rewarding and educational journey up to the point of Master Mason, and you will find that small steps are far easier and more interesting to take than rushing headlong into something new. If there is anything you don’t understand or have a question of then please ask any of your fellow brethren. If the answer is beyond your current position they will say so, but they will also give you their answer to any question you have. It is their answer, and I suggest you take it on board and even ask the same question of other brethren, until you have your answer. Question everything you do, and come up with a conclusion that is right for you. Freemasonry is a personal journey, its just we are all on the same path heading in roughly the same general direction.As for the Installation this Thursday. It’s the high-lite of our masonic year and a very important meeting. Enjoy the part you have to play, it is likely to be the only time you perform this role, it has been done many times before by many of the brethren before you.As for this diary exercise, I’m pleased you agreed to take part in it and commit the time to writing your thoughts and experiences down for us all to learn from. You never know, it could be the start of something new.Enjoy yourself Ian

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