Richard Lee Hunt, 52, died June 23, 2007, in Crescent City.

He was born Nov. 2, 1954, in Sacramento to John and Dorothy (Smith) Hunt, and was a 14-year resident of Del Norte County.

He served 12 years in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era.

He was previously employed as a construction worker, and was an avid fisherman and hunter.

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Sherry Hunt; his children, Gordon Cambron of Roseburg, Ore., Dillon Hunt of Crescent City, Joshua Hunt of Mississippi; and his mother, Dorothy Hunt of Crescent City.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Hunt and brother, John Allen Hunt.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel.