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☛ Trey Hunt succumbs to cancer; benefit planned 5-20-17

Posted by on May 20, 2017 in BREAKING NEWS, CUTTING NEWS, WHO, WHAT & WHERE | 0 comments



Trey Hunt, a popular cuttinghorse trainer, passed away on Sunday, May 14.

By Glory Ann Kurtz
May 20, 2017
Services for Robert “Trey: Earl J Hunt III, Millsap, Texas, who lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, May 14, will be held Wednesday, May 24 at 2 p.m. at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Hall in Weatherford, Texas.

Hunt, a cutting horse trainer, husband to Jenna, father to Kay and son of Bobby Hunt, Comfort, Texas, fought the hard battle against stage 4 brain cancer, after being diagnosed in the fall of 2016. He had endured radiation and chemotherapy since November.

Prior to being diagnosed, Hunt competed in the 2016 NCHA Super Stakes riding Ultimately Stylish to the NCHA Super Stakes Classic John Deere Open Finals, marking a 20 and finishing 8th.

When it was discovered that the well-liked Hunt had cancer, several friends planned a benefit golf tournament which was to be held June 11. Even though Hunt is not alive to see his friends raise money for his family, the event is still scheduled to go on. Also, a Go Fund Me account has been created to support Hunt’s wife, Jenna and their daughter Kay.

Go to: or attend the Trey Hunt Charity Golf Tournament & Benefit Concert.

The charity tournament and benefit concert has been organized by Trey’s close friends, Don Bell, Hunter Meinzer and Josh Drake. A Charity Golf Tournament and Benefit Concert will be held at Canyon West Golf Club on June 11th starting at 1p.m. Everyone is invited to come play and join in the fun. The four-man scramble is open to teams or Individuals who will draw for teams and the entry deadline was May 15.

After the golf tournament their will be a fully catered plated dinner followed by a benefit concert by Jake Hooker & The Outsiders with all proceeds going to Trey’s family. If you don’t want to play in the golf tournament you can still come for the dinner and concert afterwards starting at 7 p.m. and finishing around 9 p.m. There will also be a silent auction including Texas photographer Wyman Meinzer’s donation of three of his outstanding coffee table books for the silent auction. These books are packed full of breathtaking landscapes, cowboy gear, and wildlife imagery that only a true Texas frontiersman could capture.

Cost for the Golf Tournament is $100 per player or $400 per Team with the entry deadline being May 15 . Cost for a  Hole Sponsorship is $250. Contact Don Bell at 903-651-5615

Cost for the Plated Dinner and Benefit Concert is: $35 per person or $60 per couple. If you would like to Reserve a group table for your party please contact Hunter Meinzer at 940-256-3758

To sign up for the Golf tournament, purchase dinner/ concert tickets or more information please contact Bell, Meinzer or Josh Drake at 940-389-2776 or go to the event Facebook page.

Send your condolences to the Hunt family at 110 Hereford Lane, Millsap, TX 76066.

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