John J. Hunt,

John J. Hunt, 91, of Scheller, Illinois passed away at 9:31 P.M. December 27, 2017 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born September 29, 1926 in Champaign, Illinois to the late Vearl E. and Mary Elizabeth (Warman) Hunt. John first married Betty Ruth Ferguson on March 3, 1949 in Fletcher, Ohio. After her passing in 1984, he later married Mildred Head in Goodletsville, Tennessee.

A Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois. A Funeral Service with Full Military Honors will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Chapel in Saint Louis, Missouri.  Interment will follow. Memorials may be made to Saint Jude Children Research Hospital.

Call Newell Funeral Home – Waltonville at 618-279-7272 or visit for further information.