Douglas Clay Hunt

07/15/1954 - 04/24/2021

Obituary for Douglas Clay Hunt

Mr. Douglas Clay Hunt passed away on April 24, 2021 at his home.

The Obituary

Douglas Clay Hunt was born in Etowah County, Gadsden, AL, at Baptist Memorial Hospital to Mozelle McEntyre Hunt and Jim Hunt on July 15, 1954. Douglas Hunt was better known as “Boss Hog.” Douglas got the name “Boss Hog” from working at AVCO Meat Company for years. He also worked at Tyson Foods and Western Sizzler.

Douglas married to his late wife, Vera Hunt, in 1975 and three children came from this union. Douglas resided in Alabama all his life. He loved his music and his cars, but most of all, he loved his children and grandchildren.

Douglas is preceded in death by his late wife,Vera Hunt; Daughter, Tywkeitha Hunt; Mother and Father, Mozzelle and Jim Hunt; Sisters, Jimmy, Cora and Annie Hunt; Granddaughter, Haylee; Grandson, Makai; and 2 great grandsons, Gavin and Jaylon.

Douglas leaves to mourn his memory his son Derric Hunt, daughters Melissa Lauderdale, Camilia Hunt, Kamila Player ; Grandchildren ; Quiona, Shamar, Neahnija, Nickles, Nijahe E, Dasiona, Devon, Nijahe W, Alijah, Rayona, Shawn, La’derrius, Bradley, Denham, Derion, Jaylon and host of great grandchildren; His sister, Sylvia Turner; Brother, Jim (Margret) Hunt; Sister-in-laws, Deborah Isaac, Denetrice (Chris) Johnson; Brother- in-law, Reginald Holt. A host of nieces and nephews. His special niece, Margarita Hunt; Special friends, Patricia Murray, Valerie Player, and Sharon Smith and a host of other friends and family.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 1:00pm at the Mission Baptist Church.

Arrangements under the direction of West Gadsden Funeral Home. 256-549-0004


Guest Book

My sincere condolences to the hunt family. Douglas this is your Puerto Rican girl I will always love you no matter the trials and tribulations we had in our relationship you will always remain in my heart I miss you already talks our fights but now you go up there and you do you I love you rest in peace my love.

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Im praying all of our strength to get through this rough time,to my Daddy I love and I miss you so much I will cherish our talks our laughs our crys.I love you Daddy.

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We are so sorry for the loss that the family is going through and asking that the Peace of God which surpasses ALL understanding, abide with all of you.

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Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

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