Joe Reece Hunt Sr. “Bug,” 63, of Albemarle, passed away Saturday September 7, 2019.

A funeral service will be held 3 p.m., Thursday, September 12, in the Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care Chapel with pastors Jack Luther and Bill Knapp officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the service.

Joe was born November 22, 1955 and was the son of the late Carl James Hunt and the late Laura Hurley Hunt. Joe loved his family dearly and enjoyed working with his horses, horseback riding and camping. He cherished the time he got to spend with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Joe is survived by wife, Patty Holt Hunt of Albemarle; sons, Joe R. Hunt Jr. “Joey” (Michelle) and Jeffrey Hunt (Lisa); two brothers; two sisters; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the family.