Arthur Hunt | from the Richmond Times Dispatch
HUNT, Arthur Adams, 76, a certified financial planner, died Saturday, April 16, 2011 after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Courtney Stormont Hunt; a son, Charlie Hunt and his wife, Malissa, of the Outer Banks of North Carolina; a daughter, Courtney Hunt Edwards and her husband, Tom Edwards, of Richmond; two sisters, Nancy Hunt Turner and Judy Hunt Campbell, both of Seattle; and a brother, James Hunt of San Francisco; as well as five grandchildren, Elizabeth Edwards, Grace Edwards, Jamie Edwards, Whitney Gamiel and Malinda Brothers; and one great-grandchild, Janelle Dunton. Art was a native of Seattle and a cum laude graduate of the University of Washington with a bachelor’s of arts degree in economics. While there, he also became a brother of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. A charter and honored member of the Kiwanis Club in Richmond, Art was also a former president of the Richmond Gentry and enjoyed volunteering at Meals on Wheels for many years. He was an avid tennis player and skier and a member of the Three Eye tennis fraternity. A longtime member of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, he served on the Vestry, sang in the choir and chaired both the Endowment Committee and TGIF, a weekly prayer breakfast. Art was a principled man of great dignity and a kind, gentle friend to all. Art and Courtney met at Virginia Beach, where Art was an officer in the U.S. Navy. They lived in Bellevue, Washington, before moving to Richmond. Art was a real estate broker and the district sales manager for the Union Envelope Company in Richmond. Services for Mr. Hunt will be held at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church at the corner of Forest and Patterson Avenues on Tuesday, April 19, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Matthew’s Endowment Fund or the Salvation Army.