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Death and grief are common human experiences, yet these experiences tend to be different for every individual. As a result, Hamilton's Academy of Grief & Loss offers a wide variety of resources available to you and your family as you begin to work through your grief.
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Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss offers a variety of services to educate, support and connect with those who are grieving.
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Monday, November 14, 2011
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines


Tuesday, November 15, 2011
9:00 am
Hamilton's Funeral Home


Iowa Veterans Cemetery



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Phillip Hunt, Jr

Phillip Norman Hunt, Jr., was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa on March 4, 1947 to Phillip Norman Hunt, Sr. and Willodene Hunt. He died on November 8, 2011 at the Veterans Hospital in Des Moines.

Phil served in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1971. He served in Utapau, Thailand and Vietnam. He married Martha Minor on March 2, 1968. From this union, two sons were born, Harold Edward Hunt and Scott Ryan Hunt. He had worked at Howlett Chevrolet, Brady Manufacturing and Metro Transit Authority. Phil was a Cub Scout leader and junior bowling league coach. Phil and his wife loved to travel and spend time with friends and family.

Phil is survived by his wife, Martha; sons, Harold (Jana) of Green Valley, Arizona and Scott (Danielle) of Des Moines; grandchildren, Bryce Benton, Brittany Hunt and Brandon Hunt; and his mother, Willodene Wagner.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon St. followed by burial at Iowa Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Hope Ministries.