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Zachary "Zach" Hunt Obituary


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“Miss you every day Zach. Love you forever. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Aunt Vicki

“Love you! ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Kelly - Wichita, KS - Mom

“I love you & miss you! ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Kelly - Wichita, KS - Zach's mom

“Kelly we used to work together at Larksfield and I just found out about your son. I am so very sorry for you and your families lost. I remember how...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jenna Huffman

“My sympathy and prayers to the family. Take comfort in your memories, and know that many people thought that Zach was a good, kind, and positive...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Theresa Bills - Benton, KS

“When we met Zachary he was a very nice and and a well mannered young man.When we talked hesmiled. I wont forget his wonderful smile.Our sincere...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Robyn & Danny Hunt - Springfield, MO

“Zach I don't remember much besides pictures but do remember somethings. I have been searching for you and your sister Brittany and it really broke my...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jessica Hunt - Higginsville , MO

“I am truly sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Would have loved to gotten to know Zach. Please let me know if there is...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Beth (Hunt) Smith - Higginsville, MO

“Sweet Sweet Zach, we have enjoyed the 22 years we have had with you and are so proud of the man you had become. You will always be in our hearts. ...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Lori & Rod Overton - Blue Springs, MO

“You were a beautiful man, inside and out. Know how loved you were. We will see you again, my sweet boy. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Vicki Borlin - Troy, IL - Aunt


Hunt, Zachary Allen, 22, of Wichita, KS, died on November 30. He was born at Whiteman Air Force Base, Knob Noster, Mo., on April 16, 1990, to Kelly Van Meter-Herbert of Oak Grove, Mo. Zachary lived in Germany, Oak Grove, Mo., Lee's Summit, Mo. and Blue Springs, Mo. before moving to Wichita in 2010 with his mom and dad. He graduated from Lee's Summit High School in 2008 where he played trumpet in the Lee's Summit Tigers marching band. He was the night manager at Dollar General Stores in Wichita at the time of his death. A kind, generous man with a soft heart and beautiful spirit, Zachary is survived by his parents, Kelly and Wayne Herbert of the home; his sister and brother-in-law, Brittany and Chad Schlapia, Maryville, Mo.; grandmother Judith Van Meter, Grain Valley, Mo.; grandparents Estel and Patsy Herbert, St. Joseph, Mo.; aunts Lori (Rod) Overton, Blue Springs, Mo. and Vicki (Jon) Borlin, Troy, Ill.; uncles Lloyd (Amy) Herbert of Shiloh, Ill. and Kevin (Brenda) Herbert, Savannah, Mo.; and many cousins. A memorial service will be scheduled. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lee's Summit High School, c/o Band Director: Brady Finch, 400 Southeast Blue Parkway, Lee's Summit, MO 64063.