September 23, 1970 - September 30, 2019

RULEVILLE — Services for Jimmy Ross Hunt will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ruleville Baptist Church in Ruleville.

Mr. Hunt, 49, died Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at North Sunflower Medical Center.

He was born on Sept. 23, 1970, in Ruleville to Ross and Nancy Jane Gibson Hunt and lived in Parchman. He is preceded in death by his mother, Nancy Jane Hunt. Jim enjoyed racing, hunting and fishing. He was a retired investigator for C.I.D.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Tracie Ann Phillips Hunt of Parchman; son Cody Hunt of Parchman; daughter Tiffany (Daniel) Benton of Florence; father Ross Hunt and stepmother Elizabeth Hunt of Ruleville; sister Lisa (Keith) McNeese of Brandon; stepsister Pam (Maury) Eubanks of Ruleville; stepbrother Jay (Ashley) Murphree of Jonesboro, Arkansas; a granddaughter on the way, Neely Ann Benton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church. The Rev. Robert Haney will officiate the services. Pallbearers will be Kenny Scott, Kelly Davidson, Anderson Johnson, Michael Nelson, Johnny Rogers and Derick Sanders. Honorary pallbearers will be Ricky Scott, Robert Dale Hunt and Rudy Davidson. Burial will follow in Lehrton Cemetery.

Williams & Lord Funeral Home is in charge. An online guestbook may be signed at

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