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Kenneth Ryan Hunt

June 4, 1977 ~ June 25, 2020 (age 43)


Kenneth “Kenny” Ryan Hunt, 43, of Cassopolis, Michigan, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020. Kenny was born June 4, 1977 in Niles, Michigan, to Kenneth W. and Sharon K. (Curtis) Hunt.

Kenny graduated from Niles High School in 1996.  After high school, he served in the United States Marines Corps, from where he was honorably discharged in 2003. In July of 2004, Kenny married the former Christine M. Beauchamp, who survives.

Kenny was employed at AEP Cook Nuclear Plant in Bridgman, Michigan as a security training instructor. He was an avid hunter, competitive shooter and firearms instructor; he took pride in teaching and training about firearms. 

Kenny is survived by his wife, Christine Hunt of Cassopolis, and their three beautiful daughters, Abbigail, Samantha and Chelsea Hunt; father and stepmother, Kenneth W. and Becky Hunt of Niles, Michigan; mother, Sharon K. Hunt of Mishawaka; and paternal grandmother, Mary Lou Hunt of Niles, Michigan. Also surviving are his brother and sister-in-law, Jacob and Jennifer Hunt of Niles, Michigan. Kenny was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Donald Hunt, and paternal uncle, Douglas Hunt.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 12:00-4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2020, with a celebration of life service immediately following at 4:00 p.m. at Palmer Funeral Home – Hickey Chapel, 17131 Cleveland Road, South Bend, Indiana. Graveside services and interment of ashes will be held privately at a later date at Mission Hills Memorial Gardens in Niles, Michigan.

Memorial contributions will be designated for Abbigail, Samantha, and Chelsea Hunt. Contributions can be made to or, in person, at Circle Federal Credit Union in Niles, Michigan.

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Memorial Visitation
July 9, 2020

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home - Hickey Chapel
17131 Cleveland Road
South Bend, IN 46635

Memorial Service
July 9, 2020

4:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home - Hickey Chapel
17131 Cleveland Road
South Bend, IN 46635

Private Interment

Mission Hills Memorial Gardens
3001 M-51
Niles, MI 49120


Circle Federal Credit Union
507 E. Main Street, Niles MI 49120

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