Kenneth Leroy Hunt, age 89, of Coffeyville, Kansas passed away at his home on Sunday, May 21, 2023.
He was born in Coffeyville, Kansas to Roy and Lola Hunt on May 29, 1933. He attended school in Coffeyville and was on the swim team while in high school. He married Lois Nadine Muller on September 22, 1951, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Coffeyville, and they were married for 63 years until her death in March of 2015.
Kenny and Nadine first made their home in Independence, Kansas, with Kenny working as an assistant surveyor for Montgomery County, while spending his spare time raising his young family and taking them out for hunting, fishing, and trips to the lake.
They later moved to Coffeyville and purchased Kenny’s Cafe and Bus Station, where he learned to become a proficient cook and baker and was well known for his delicious cinnamon rolls. Later, after the café was sold, Kenny became semi-retired and worked part-time for Muller Construction. Kenny enjoyed being a member of the 2nd Thursday Investment Club. He enjoyed tooling around outside doing small projects such as building a koi pond and raising chickens. He loved playing games with his grandchildren. and even became techie enough to play Words with friends on his smart phone and have a Facebook page to keep in touch with his grandchildren, and family.
He is survived by his son, Terry Hunt and wife, Sue, of Palestine, Texas and daughter, Tammy Patterson of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Eight grandchildren, Heather (Laurance) Levine, Jason (Toby) Hunt, Corey (Gina) Hunt, Josh Hunt, Bobby (Erica) Hunt, Whitney Donaldson, Brian Patterson, and Alyssa Patterson; Eight great-grandchildren, Bella Levine, Greta Levine, Ian Loomis, Joshua Knisley, Harper Patterson, Sawyer Patterson, Blake Patterson, and Hope (Birdee) Patterson; two great-great grandsons, Traven Knisley and Ryal Knisley, two sisters, Leona Mae Emerson and Glenna Muller.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers and 1 sister: his wife, Lois Nadine (Muller) Hunt, infant daughter, Debra Hunt, and sons, Kenneth Richard (Rick) Hunt, and Michael Dean (Mike) Hunt.
As per Kenny's wishes, cremation will take place under the direction of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel in Coffeyville, Kansas. Kenny’s family will hold a private service to lay him to rest near his son Rick. To leave a message of condolence for the family or share a memory visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com