Eric Lee Hunt, age 37, of Mt. Pleasant passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at his home.
Funeral Services for Eric will be held at the Tribal Gym on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Owen White-Pigeon officiating. The family will receive friends all day at Eric's House, 7265 Deweigan Ln., Mt. Pleasant, on Saturday, July 20, 2013. Visitation will continue the day of the service from 1 p.m. to the time of service at the gym. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel, Eric's House, and the Tribal Gym.
Eric was born on March 1, 1976 in Mt. Pleasant, the son of Philemon Sprague, Jr. and Lindy Hunt. He was a proud member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe and the Chippewa United Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, doing yard work, and playing basketball.
Eric is survived by his lifetime companion, Lee-Ann Peters; children, Isaac Francis, Jalen Peters, Ethan Hunt, Terrence Hunt, and Tara Hunt, all of Mt. Pleasant; 1 granddaughter, Noella Quezada; parents; brother, Anthony (Angie) Hunt, Brad (Illiana) Bennett, Christopher Pelcher, and Josh Jackson; sisters, Montana (Christina Pelcher) Hunt, Patricia Alonzo, and Sheila Leaureaux; aunts, Cindy Quigno, Louise Hunt, Susan Bettistea, Barbara Sprague, Jo Kathy Sprague; uncles, Duane Pelcher, Lavern (Ruth) Pelcher, Larry Sprague, Kenny Sprague, Gary Sprague, Wayne Sprague, and Bernie (Bonnie) Sprague; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Eric was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Nellie M. Hunt and Eleanor Sprague; grandfathers, John Jackson and Philemon Sprague, Sr.