Robert Marshall Hunton
June 3, 1923 – June 25, 2015
Robert Marshall Hunton, “Bob”, 92, of Gardnerville, Nv., passed away peacefully in his home June 25, 2015. Bob was born June 3, 1923 to Beatrice and Frank Hunton in St. Albans, Vermont, and was raised in Burlington, Vermont, with older brother Wayne Hunton. Bob graduated from Burlington High School in 1942, and entered the Army. He retired in 1963 as an SFC E-6, specializing as an instrumentalist on the trombone, playing with many big bands, including the Sixth U.S. Army Band in Presidio, CA. Bob acquired the following medals and commendations for his service; Occupational Medal /Germany, Good Conduct Ribbon, World War #2 Victory Ribbon, American Defense Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, NDSM, and Certification and Letters of Appreciation. Bob was a
storyteller. Known for his wonderful humor and unmistakable laugh, he always brought with him a smile that lit up a room, and always whistled to the music that played inside his head. Bob had a great love for his family and grandchildren. He was a loyal advocate to all Gods creatures, including his horses, goats, chickens, his dog Sasha and cats Dreadkitty and KeeKee. He loved his Facebook, and all his friends. He loved his Target family. Remembering his love are his children Cindy Reardon, Wayne Hunton, Paula Jean Crosby, Linda Knight, Debbie Hampton, Natalie Carrow; his grandchildren Hayley, Donovan, Taylor, Dylan, Lauren, Eric, Brittany, Rebecca; his great-grandchildren Brooke, Jake, Luke, Hale, Murphy Jane, Teagan and Taylor. Military Service will be held in Fernley, Nevada, at the Northern NV Veterans Memorial Cemetery at 11:00am on Friday, July 17, 2015. A reception will follow at Wally’s Hot Springs in Genoa, NV, at 2:00pm – 4:30pm. Bob enjoyed flowers, but he loved animals more. A donation box for the ASPCA will be available at the reception, or can be placed online at aspca.org/donate. “Memorial Gift To Donate” can be tapped on the right side of the page. Recipient email is email@example.com. Thank you to all those who shared their love and friendship throughout his life. He was loved.