Jarrod Christopher Heinle Hunter of Sullivan, Missouri was born March 28, 1987 in Rolla, Missouri and passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the age of 32 years.
He was raised by his parents, Janet Miller, Butch Hunter, and Jim and Shannon Heinle.
He grew up and attended school in Sullivan, Missouri and graduated from Sullivan High School in 2005.
Jarrod entered the U.S. Air Force and served his country for nearly three years until he was honorably discharged.
Jarrod married Brandi Barnett on October 20, 2018.
At his young age, Jarrod did many work-related things in life. Over the years, Jarrod enjoyed working with his dad, Jim. Recently, he became an apprentice lineman and was employed by IBEW Local 2. Jarrod loved his job and was proud of achieving a lineman status.
Jarrod’s fantasy was to live “off the grid” and he was always thrilled with the idea of surviving in nature. He loved to hunt with his Pop (Butch) and his brother, Josh.
He was preceded in death by his dad, Butch Hunter; grandparents, Pam Hunter and Owen Atkins; uncle, Stacy Hunter; and one cousin, Joshua Hauss Heinle.
He is survived by his wife, Brandi Hobson Hunter of Sullivan, Missouri; two children, Brock Hobson and Haley “Princess” Hobson, both of Sullivan, Missouri; parents, Janet Miller of Stanton, Missouri and Jim and Shannon Heinle of Bourbon, Missouri; grandparents, Joan Atkins of Washington, Missouri, Lana and Lou Sutfin of Stanton, Missouri, Barb and Bob Heinle of Sullivan, Missouri and Eileen Long of Bourbon, Missouri; two brothers, Joshua Hunter (Chazeray Hulsey) of Bourbon, Missouri and Jonah Hunter (Aryn Stevens) of Bourbon, Missouri; four sisters, Alecialinn Hunter (Joshua Smith) of Gerald, Missouri, Jessica Berti and husband Austin of Sullivan, Missouri, Alyssa Heinle (Joe Rigdon) of Sullivan, Missouri and Emmy Heinle (Ryan Juergens) of Sullivan, Missouri; aunts, Shauna McCullough and husband Joe of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, Pam Hunter of Union, Missouri and Jenifer Dixon of St. Louis, Missouri; uncles, Bill Heinle and wife Shannon of Sullivan, Missouri, Steve Heinle and wife Sherri of Arnold, Missouri, Trevis Sutfin of Clover Bottom, Missouri and Nick Hunter and wife Lisa of Union, Missouri; nieces and nephews, Marlowe, Elowyn, Noah, Lucas, Kale, Easton, Odin, Korielle, Avery, Izarra, Izabella, Kaelinn, Kaiden, Kinsley, Landen, Wyatt, Dylan, Alexis, Ashmo, Ava, LJ, Maggie, Marissa, Austin and Matthew; honorary brothers, Cole McCoy, Zack Cole, Jacob Cole, Ryan Hill, Krazy Carl, Chris Endicott, Kyle Barch, William Bouckaert and Justin Martin; other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life gathering was held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
A time of sharing along with military honors took place at noontime. A gathering immediately followed at the Clover Bottom Tavern in Washington, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of Eaton Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Sullivan, Missouri.