Carle David Hunt

Carle David Hunt passed away on January 2, 2020 in the comfort of his home in the Texas Hill Country.

David was born in Denison, Texas on February 01, 1948 to John Robert and Wanda Sue (Smith) Hunt. He was the youngest of four sons. David’s childhood and adolescence was spent between the Hunt Dairy Farm in Denison and grandmother’s house in Dallas, Texas.

After graduating from Sunset High School in Dallas, David attended Stephen F. Austin University and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Sergeant Hunt was honorably discharged after serving for 6 years. He later volunteered with DeSoto Fire Rescue for three years while working for the Dallas County Sheriff ’s Department. In 1975 he became a full-time fireman with the City of DeSoto. Battalion Chief Hunt retired in 2006 after serving for more than 31 years with DeSoto Fire Rescue.

In August 1981, David met Georgann Richards at a rodeo dance. They married in February 1982 in Wylie, Texas. In keeping with his love of the old west, David lovingly referred to Georgann as “Hazer” and the two were happily married for 37 years. Together they had 3 children; Lara, Sheila, and G.W.

David was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church. He loved God, Family, Texas, America, the Fire Department, Cowboy Poetry, the Cowboy Life, Country Music, the University of Texas Longhorns, and Dr. Pepper.

David was preceded in death by his parents, John Robert and Wanda Sue (Smith) Hunt, his grandparents, Walker and Ollie Irene Hunt, and Gertrude Freeman Smith as well as his sister-inlaw Sandra (Sandy) Hunt.

David is survived by his wife of 37 years, Georgann Hunt, and their three children: Lara Cantu, husband Phillip and their children, Mia and Tomas; Sheila Yguerabide her husband Gilbert and daughters Hailey and Layla; Guy Walker (G.W.) Hunt and his children Levi and Allison. As well as his three brothers, Robert Michael and wife Valarie; John Wayne and wife Lori; and Roger Lynn Sr., in addition to many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial services for David were held at the First United Methodist Church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive, Marble Falls, Texas, January 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm. The Hunt Family hosted a visitation at the church prior to the service at 12:00, noon.

Memorial donations can be made to The Marble Falls First United Methodist Church Children’s Department or Semper K-9 (

Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, Marble Falls, Texas.

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