James Anthony Hunt, a retired copy editor who worked with daily newspapers in Baltimore, Washington and New York, died of complications of diabetes Nov. 6 at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, N.J. The former Towson resident was 70.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Gerard Hunt, a Baker Whitely steamship towing company executive, and his wife, Mildred Hoos, a homemaker.
He was a 1966 graduate of Towson High School, where he sang in the school choir and performed in musicals, including a production of “Mikado.”
He obtained a bachelor’s degree in communication from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
He became a copy editor...