Richard Herman Hunnicutt, age 66, of Hixson passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 in a local health care facility. He was born in Chattanooga June 8, 1945 to the late Herman and Gertrude Hunnicutt.
He was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the United States Marine Corp. Mr. Hunnicutt was retired from the Volunteer Army Ammunition Plant after 33 years of service. After retirement he was employed with Tetratech for 10 years.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Charlene Hunnicutt; daughters, Holly (Matt) Martin; Heather Hunnicutt; grandson, Sawyer Martin; sister, Rita (Robert) Hamilton all of Chattanooga;
Funeral services will be held Friday at 9:00 a.m. in the North Chapel with Father Charlie Burton officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with full military honors.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. 6221 Shallowford Road, Suite 102, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421.
In honor of Richard, take a friend out to lunch and tell them a good story to make them laugh.
Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tennessee.
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