Born Oct. 20, 1935 in Hinckley, he was the son of Ernest and Ethel (Allen) Hunt. He also had lived in Akron and Streetsboro.
Mr. Hunt had retired from Kennametal in Solon where he had worked as a machinist.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the 101st Airborne.
Survivors include his wife Phyllis (Justice), to whom he had been married for 31 years; son, Ethan Jr. of Georgia; daughters, Cynthia Fintok of New York and Susan Jean Onysko of Rootstown; three grandchildren; brother, Ernest of Mogadore; and sisters, Lea Brown of Cleveland and Phyllis Ackley of Streetsboro. His sister, Betty Bulfinch, died previously.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Shorts Funeral Home, Streetsboro Chapel, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, with the Rev. J.W. Adkins officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Streetsboro.