Jacob Henry “Jack” Stevens
Jacob Henry “Jack” Stevens, 16, of Mt. Perry, passed June 6, 2013, at his home due to an accidental gunshot. He was born on July 23, 1996, at OSU Medical Center to Matthew and Jody (Harter) Stevens. Jack attended Sheridan High School and just completed his sophomore year. He was active on Sheridan’s wrestling and football teams, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the Sheridan FFA. He also was a member of the Glenford Harvester 4-H Club, the 4-H Jr. Leaders of Perry County, the Jr. Fair Board of Perry County, and a member of the Lighthouse Memorial Church, Millersport where he sang in the choir.
Jack is survived by his loving family: parents, Matt and Jody; four brothers and two sisters, Joshua Murphy, Sean (Tawnya Thorp) Hupp, James (Amy) Hupp, John (Kari) Stecan vens, Stephanie (Ben Amspaugh) Hupp, and Emily Stevens; paternal grandma, Janice (Ray) Dean; maternal grandma, Judith (Bill) Wilson; step-grandma, Evelyn Stevens; nieces and nephews, Aden, Izayah, Iyannah, Madison, Logan, Wyatt, and Ellie; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; and many friends, especially Ryan Ardrey; Ed (Shantel) Bennett and son, Eddie; friends of the wrestling team and Coach Chris King; FCA teacher, Paul Culver III; VoAg teachers, Mike Skinner and Rob Brokaw; and Advisory teacher, Greg Booth; as well as many other teachers and advisors who made an impact on Jack; and his beloved dog, Radar.
Jack was preceded in death by his paternal grandpa, Donald Stevens; maternal grandpa, Fredrick Harter; uncle, Jeff Harter; and aunts and uncles.
A funeral service, celebrating Jack’s life, was held June 11, 2013, in the Lighthouse Memorial Church, Millersport, with Pastor Bill Beard officiating.
Please make memorials to:
Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675
An online video tribute and guest register is available at: www.hoskinsonfuneral.com
Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for the Stevens family.