Royce H. Lunt, 88, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte.
Royce was born April 7, 1930 in Rockland, Maine to the late Hyman William and Doris Ruth (Knight) Lunt. He graduated from Rockland High School in 1948. After graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served two tours of duty and was a veteran of the Korean War. Royce was a retired aircraft instrument specialist and worked at Pratt-Whitney Aircraft, Yale University and United Technologies retiring in 1995. He moved to Punta Gorda, Florida in 2002 from Niantic, CT.
He married Elsie Buxton in 1956 and was married for 43 years until she died in 1999. He was a former member of the Lions Club of Berlin, CT and former Berlin Little League President and Manager. He was a member First United Methodist Church of Punta Gorda, Florida and the Charlotte County Republican Executive Committee for 12 years.
Royce is survived by his loving family, his wife, Joan Joy Lunt of Port Charlotte; a son, Scott (Claudia) Lunt of Kensington, CT; two sisters, Shirley Bodman of Bradenton, FL and Jean Curtis of Unionville, CT; and 3 grandchildren, Eric, David and Rebecca.
Visitation will be held from Sat. from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM, March 2, 2019 followed by a Funeral Service at 2:00 PM at Roberson Funeral Home, 2151 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, Florida 33948. Interment will be in Maple Cemetery, Berlin, CT.
Friends may visit online to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.