RYAN HOOT, 36, of Huntertown, was called home by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, April 10, 2014, after suffering a heart attack. Ryan had a heart of gold and worked diligently in the family business, Tom Hoot Inc. He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, flying model airplanes, and playing his guitar. His favorite Bible passages were Ephesians 2:8-9 and John 3:16. He was a graduate of Carroll High School in 1996, and had also served on the Huntertown Volunteer Fire Department. Surviving are his parents Tom and Anita Hoot of Fort Wayne; brother, Dustin (Kristin) Hoot of Milwaukee; grandmothers, Margaret Hoot and Patricia Hess, both of Huntertown; godson, Tommy Brinker; many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, friends; and his cat "Gizmo." He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Howard Hess and Oney Hoot; and his cousin, Matt Hoot. Service is 11 a.m. Monday at Beautiful Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, 11228 Coldwater Road, with visitation one hour prior. Pastor Thomas P. Speidel officiating. Visitation also from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco. Burial in Cedar Creek Cemetery, southwest of Garrett. Memorials to the Tommy Brinker Scholarship Fund, Huntertown Volunteer Fire Department, or the church. Online condolences at www.sheetsandchilds.net or Facebook.
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Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 N Main St
Churubusco, IN 46723
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 12, 2014