Jerry Darnell Hunt

October 25, 1957February 2, 2021

Jerry Darnell Hunt, 63, passed away at home on February 2, 2021. He was born on October 25, 1957 to the late Herbert and Janie Hunt of Leo, Indiana.

Jerry graduated from Northrop High School class of 1975 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was known as the school jokester, and brought laughter to many! He also participated in sports. Upon his graduation, he attended Ivy Tech Community College. He was employed by Local 213 Laborers Union for over 15 years. He was also employed at Dove Tree Nursing Home (founded by his parents). His zest for business lead him to be self-employed for Fourgift-Menot, Treasure Hunt, Zeek, Norris Advanced Networking and TLC. Additionally, he volunteered at the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne, Allen County. Jerry had a great love for family; friends'; traveling; music (all genres); song and poem writing: showcasing his vast drawing abilities; singing; food and cooking (Pot Roast and Hobo Chili); watching and attending (any Indiana team) sport; talking; trivia; playing cards; watching movies; giving advice, and telling his funny stories!! In addition to his deceased parents, Jerry is survived by his Ex-wife, Pat Hunt; survived by his children; Abron (Shanee) Martin of Fort Collins, Co, Candice Davis-Hunt, Diona Davis-Hunt, Jerald (Tasha) Hunt, Janie "Shatera" Hunt, and Precious Burnett all of Fort Wayne, IN; survived by his siblings; Daniel (Cho) Hunt of Toledo, OH, Sheila (Andre') Cuffy and Krista "Vickie" (Brian) Andrews both of Leo, IN, Kevin (Stacy) Hunt of Dallas, TX, Yvonne Hunt of Fort Wayne, IN, Michael Hunt, Amethyst Hunt of Indianapolis, IN, Detrick (Hinako) Hunt of Okinawa City, Japan, Doresa Hunt of St. Louis, MO, Cory Hunt, Richard (Katie) Dallape, Krystal Hunt, Darrin Hunt, Kasey Hunt, Herbert "Dillon" Hunt, and Breon Hunt, all of Fort Wayne, IN. In addition, Jerry has 11 grandchildren, Carlos, Jordan & Justin (twins), Jordan, Benjerman, Kylin, Christian, Maliyah, Honesty, Abron Jr, and Yaseara; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. God took him away from life for a greater purpose to complete his life story. He will be greatly missed and always remembered.

A private family funeral service will be held at 11:00am, Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The family invites you to celebrate Jerry's life with them virtually by viewing live-streamed services on the Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home Facebook page at this link:

Services will go live 5 minutes prior to the funeral start-time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home (6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne). For Online condolences, please visit

During this difficult time, we have relied so much on faith, hope, and the love of family and friends. You have shown your love in so many beautiful ways with thoughts, prayers and deeds of kindness. Your thoughtfulness has been a comfort to us and will not be forgotten. The Family of Jerry Darnell Hunt


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Marcie Johnson

February 9, 2021

Jerry was such a great artist, so creative. When we were kids it seems like he always had a pencil and paper close to bring his art to life. I wish we had recognized and appreciated his unique gift more. May peace and blessings surround everyone who knew and loved Jerry.

Rhonda Bolden

February 9, 2021

Bishop and I are Praying God's Supernatural Peace and Comfort for you Pat and the entire Family. Weeping may endure for a night but JOY comes in the morning! Be encouraged!

Elder Judith Trice

February 8, 2021

To the family of Jerry my prayers and condolences to all his siblings, children, grands , and friends. May you find peace and comfort knowing the word of God. Reminds us that “To be absent in the body is to be present with the Lord “ Keep looking unto Him who is well able to keep you today and many days to come. ❤️