James "Troy" Hunt



James “Troy” Hunt of Maxton passed away from this life at the age of 84 on Thursday, February 1, 2018. He was supported by his loving family during the last days of his life.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Union Light Baptist Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

Troy was born on March 31, 1933 to the late Frank and Annie Hunt. He loved his life as a farmer and also worked for Waverly Mills for many years. He served as a faithful longtime member of Union Light Baptist Church. He enjoyed life on the farm and selling produce to the public. He loved his animals, especially his dog “Buddy”, enjoyed fishing and watching baseball. Troy enjoyed life and loved sharing his smile with others. He will forever be remembered as a dedicated and loving father, grandfather, brother and friend who will truly be missed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Mae Hunt and sons, Thomas Mendoza, James Troy Hunt, Jr., and Marvin Mendoza.

Troy leaves behind his seven children and their spouses, Mildred McGirt (Randy), Vera Epps (Lucius), Margaret Jones all of Maxton, Peggie Revels (Tim) Of Pembroke, Mable Sampson (William) of Rowland, Lisa Locklear (Charles), “DJ” Brayboy (Erica) all of Maxton; his sister, Leona Hunt of Clio, SC; twenty-seven grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild named Alayla Norton and a host of loving family and friends.

Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 3rd at Union Light Baptist Church.