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Alden Lee Hunt

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Alden Lee Hunt, 83, of Roanoke will be Friday, June 10, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Rocky Branch Baptist Church with Bro. Matt Browning officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church from noon to 2 p.m. before services begin.

Mr. Hunt passed away Wednesday, June 8, at Tanner-East Alabama Medical Center in Wedowee.

A Pennsylvania native, Mr. Hunt was born Feb. 15, 1939, the son of Alden G. and Wanda M. Seuger Hunt. He worked as a mechanic for America West Airlines before retiring and was a member of Rocky Branch Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Hunt of Roanoke; two sons, Chris Hunt (Julie) of Newnan, Ga., and Thomas Haynes (Amelia) of Roanoke; daughter, Tammy Rhea Sims (Tommy) of LaFayette; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and sister, Linda Larrick of Pleasant Valley, N.Y. Mr. Hunt was preceded in death by his parents; son, Rob Hunt; and stepdaughter, Rhonda Neff.

Pallbearers will be Thomas Haynes, Tommy Sims, Tommy Haynes, Chris Haynes, Ricky Neff, Tyler Watts and Ryan Neff.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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