Brandon Lee Hunt, 37, entered his eternal home on Friday, March 19, 2010 in Fort Smith. Brandon was born August 2, 1972.
Brandon is survived by his parents Cathy and Roy Tipton of Fort Smith; sister Kalyn Hunt of Barling, AR; special nephew and niece Corey Orsbun and McKinlee Hunt of Barling, AR; his uncle Gary Bell of Olathe, KS; his aunt Opal Bell of Berryville, AR; his step-sister Marisia Wofford of Alma, Ar; his step-brother Cary Tipton of Alma AR; his step-grandparents Bonnie and Floyd Tipton of Alma, AR; and a wonderful host of cousins, family and friends that Brandon cherished with all his heart.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents Bertha and Finis Bell of Berryville, AR; his uncles, Dean Bell of Crocker, MO, Don and Ronnie Bell of Berryville, AR; and his special aunt Betty Helmlinger of Berryville Ar who he loved with all his heart.
Brandon attended Fort Smith Elementary Schools, Chaffin Jr. High, where he first became a member of the National Honor Society and Southside High School, where he graduated with honors in 1990. He went through his first 13 years of school without missing a single day of school and was honored with a certificate from President Ronald Reagan. He graduated with a Masters Degree from the University of Arkansas in 1996 with honors. While at the University of Arkansas, he was a member of the cheer squad during the 1993-94 national Championship season.
Brandon became a Christian during his early years while attending church camp and Grand Avenue Baptist Church.
Brandon loved and cherished God, his family and the host of friends with all his heart.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 1:00 PM at the Grand Avenue Baptist Church with interment to follow at Oak Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Jason Graham, Bob Altes, Randy Davis, Justin Douglas, Thad Shepherd, Aaron Adams, Austin Cole and Seth Ford. Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Fitzgerald, Jason Brasher, Dave Yoder, Jay Cote, Wayne Parker, Will
Shepherd and Matt Whitson.
The family will greet friends at Edwards Funeral Home Tuesday, March 23, 2010 from 5:30 PM-7:30 pm.
To place an online tribute please visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com.