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Thomas Hunt

August 17, 2022

Thomas Ryland Hunt, 73, of Monroe, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2022.

Ryland was born on November 26, 1948 in Lynchburg. He retired from B & W with over 40 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Baker Hunt; his daughter, Katie Simmons and her husband, Brandon; and his sister, Sarah Timberlake.

A celebration of Ryland’s life will be held at a later date.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.  To send condolences, please visit

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We've only known Ryland for a little over a year but he's been such a cheery and generous soul in our neighborhood. Prayers for Mary and family in their grief. His neighbors and certainly the deer will miss him at Foxcroft. Bob and Teresa Vigneault

Posted by Bob and Teresa Vigneault on August 30, 2022

This is where the trouble all started.

Posted by Jim Watts on August 23, 2022

It is with the heaviest of hearts that I received the news today of Rylands passing. I have known Ryland for 73 years and even though our paths in life took different directions and our communications fell by the wayside over the years, our friendship was and always will be the first, the longest, and one of the most important friendships of my life. My deepest sympathies to Mary and Katie and Brandon, and to Sarah, who endured so many of our childhood shenanigans all those years ago.

Posted by Jim Watts on August 23, 2022

We are very sorry to hear about Ryland. He was a great friend and neighbor since we moved to the Foxcroft neighborhood 38 years ago. We would like to express our sympathy to his family and friends. If there is anything we can do please let us know. Ron and Carla Rasnake

Posted by Ron and Carla on August 21, 2022

I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with T.R. off and on throughout my entire career at B & W. I will always remember those times with a smile and a laugh. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Ahern, Cindy and Andrew Shields

Posted by Ahern Shields on August 21, 2022

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