Douglas W. Hunnicutt

Douglas W. Hunnicutt, 55, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at his home.

Mr. Hunnicutt had been employed as a lineman with Verizon for 30 years and had previously worked for Franklin Electric. He was a graduate of Norwell High School and was a member of Van Jammers.

He was born Nov. 13, 1954, in Bluffton. He is survived by his mother, Margaret "Peg" (Richard) Chambers, of Warren; and was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Hunnicutt. He is also survived by his wife, Loretta "Lori" Hunnicutt.

Additional survivors include a stepson, Patrick Hodgin, of Peru; two sisters, Patricia Hunnicutt, of Markle, and Brenda (John) Walter, of Fort Wayne; a brother, Ronald (Belinda) Hunnicutt, of Fort Wayne; and a stepgranddaughter, Kathleen Grace Hodgin.

Calling is Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne. A service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009, at 10 a.m. Burial will be at Horeb Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are gifts to the Allen County Humane Society or to the family.

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