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Castel Calvin Hunt

April 23, 1964 — January 3, 2024


Castel Calvin Hunt, of Suffolk, Virginia peacefully entered into eternal rest on Wednesday,
January 3, 2024, at his residence. He was born on April 23, 1964, to the late Cleveland Hunt,
Sr., and Dorothy Mae Hunt. Calvin was a beloved husband, brother, nephew, uncle, cousin and

Castel graduated from John Yeates High School. He is known to many as Castel, Calvin or
Hunt. He was employed with Maersk (formerly Damco) for 11 years, until his passing. He was
formerly employed with Vitex Packaging for 19 years. He faithfully attended Mineral Spring
Baptist Church for many years. He was a faithful participant in the Men’s Ministry and was
serving as Treasurer at the time of his passing. He was embraced by the Mineral Spring Baptist
Church Family who loves him tremendously and will miss him a lot. He was a former member
and Trustee of True Gospel Christian Church. Calvin will be remembered for his big, beautiful
smile, kindness, humor and being the grill master at family gatherings. He was a long-time
Dallas Cowboys fan and supported his team in the winning and losing seasons. He was quick-
witted and kept those around him laughing, he enjoyed watching sports, listening to music,
spending time with his family and friends and writing poems, which he started writing after his
mother passed and he loved to cook.

He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife for 31 years, Peggy Sessoms-Hunt, sister,
Helen Theresa Askew of Suffolk, VA, brothers Cleveland Hunt, Jr. and Timothy Wayne Hunt, of
Suffolk, VA, aunt, Francine Majette of Newport News, VA, mother-in-law, Virginia Mae
Sessoms of Suffolk, VA, step-mother, Gloria Jean Hunt of Suffolk,VA, sisters-in law, Carolyn
Cordell, Pamela Clemons and Lavern Hayes of Suffolk, VA, brothers-in-law, Lonnie Askew,
Rev. Barry Sessoms and Carlton Hayes of Suffolk, VA and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and

A viewing will be held 3-7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 11, 2024, at Crocker Funeral Home. A
celebration of life will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 12, 2024, at Mineral Spring Baptist
Church, 4849 Mineral Spring Road, Suffolk, VA 23438. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly
request donations be made to Mineral Spring Baptist Church Men’s Ministry, in honor of
his memory, P. O. Box 8082, Suffolk, VA 23439. He will be laid to rest in Holly Lawn
Cemetery. Professional services with dignity have been entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home, Inc.

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Thursday, January 11, 2024

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Melvin J. Blowe Chapel of Crocker Funeral Home, Inc.

900 East Washington Street
Suffolk, VA 23434

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Celebration of Life

Friday, January 12, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Mineral Spring Baptist Church

4849 Mineral Spring Road
Suffolk, VA 23438

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