He was born Oct. 2, 1922, in Clayton to the late Charley and Lona Addis Hunt. He was the widower of Bernice Hooper Hunt. Johnnie was retired from the Georgia Game and Fish Commission and was a member of Clayton Presbyterian Church. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; his wife; and a sister, Ruby Lee Stepp.
He is survived by: two daughters, Kathryn Roberts (Joe) of Tiger and Gail Speed of Clayton; five grandchildren, Erin Scott (Johnny), Karina Blackwell (Tony), Chris Davenport (Lupe), John Stolp and Amanda Speed; eight great-grandchildren, Chris and Alex Baker, Ethan Scott, Eden and Zeb Blackwell, Leiloni and Dylan Davenport and Katilyn Stolp; two sisters, Beulah York of Cornelia and Irene Hunt of Clarkesville; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services were held Monday at Clayton Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Wendel Craker and layman Lloyd Hunter officiating. Burial followed at Persimmon Cemetery.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.