Gail Hunt, 52, of Winfield, Kan., passed away Sunday afternoon, Nov. 15, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Born Sept. 25, 1963, in Pittsburgh, Pa., she was the daughter of Richard D. and Grace F. (Hellmann) Loadman. She was raised and received her education in Pittsburgh, graduating from Baldwin High School in 1981.
She then attended Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh, and graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in 1985. She completed her Master’s Degree in 1992, through Golden Gate University in San Francisco, Calif. Gail was united in marriage to Eric Hunt on Nov. 2, 1991, in Westchester, Ohio.
The couple made their home in Ontario, Calif., and later moved to Vancouver, British Columbia. In 1994, they moved to Narita, Japan and Gail volunteered her time teaching English to those in the community. In 2001, the family moved to Winfield, Kan. Gail began working as a Para Educator for the Winfield School District in 2010. She was currently working at the Winfield Middle School.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church. She enjoyed scrap booking, cooking, swimming, and going to the movies. She especially loved spending time with her children.
She is survived by her husband, Eric Hunt of Winfield, Kan.; son, Noah Hunt of Winfield, Kan.; daughters, Isabella and Abigale Hunt of Winfield, Kan.; mother, Grace Loadman of Powder Springs, Ga., and brother, Eric Loadman of Lithia Springs, Ga.
Gail was preceded in death by her father, Richard Loadman.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield, Kansas. The family will greet visitors that evening. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at First United Methodist Church in Winfield. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery.
Memorials have been established in Gail’s name for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and for the Youth Campership Fund at First United Methodist Church. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.milesfuneralservice.com.