BATAVIA, IL – Joseph “Joe” Earl Hunt of Batavia, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in Oak Lawn, Illinois. Hunt worked for Palmer Holland for many years.

Hunt was born Dec. 5, 1961, in West Virginia. He was married in 1994 to Cynthia Girard, with whom he had two children. He graduated from Findlay University in Findlay, Ohio, and worked for a time after his graduation for Ashland Chemical, before he was hired by Palmer Holland and moved Pittsburgh. He was transferred and worked in Brighton, Michigan, until 2007, when he moved to Illinois and was promoted to Regional Sales Manager. His colleagues at Palmer Holland will greatly miss his kindness and infectious spirit.

Hunt is survived by a sister, his wife, Cyndi, and two sons, Jay and Brenden Hunt. Funeral services were held on Dec. 29, 2017, in Batavia, Illinois.