Feb. 21, 1976 - July 15, 2013
Jason S. Hunt, 37, Amboy, passed away at 3:06 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born in Marion Feb. 21, 1976, the son of Benji Hunt and Mary Majors Rizzo. Jason married Lindy Miller at the Howard-Miami Mennonite Church on Aug. 19, 2000, and she survives.
Jason was a 1995 graduate of Maconaquah High School and was foreman of operations at Hanson Aggregate, Peru. He also worked with his father in the family business, Hunt’s Drainage. Jason was the assistant girls varsity basketball coach at Maconaquah High School and an avid golfer. He was a member of the Howard-Miami Mennonite Church.
In addition to his wife, Lindy, he is survived by his children, Caylee Hunt and Jaden Hunt, both at home; his father, Benji Hunt, Amboy; his mother, Mary Rizzo, Kendallville; his paternal grandmother, Ruth Hunt, Amboy; his maternal grandmother, Evelyn Majors; a brother, B.J. Hunt, Peru; and a sister, Tracy Bautista, Peru.
A service celebrating the life of Jason S. Hunt will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Howard-Miami Mennonite Church, with Pastor Ben Schlegel officiating. Burial will be in the Mast Cemetery. Family and friends will gather from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Howard-Miami Mennonite Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made through the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home to the Hunt family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, 201 N. Main, Amboy. Online condolences may be made at www.eddy funeralhomes.com or caring bridge.org/visit/jasonhunt.