|Birth: ||Dec. 14, 1985|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 2008|
A gunman shot at firefighters responding to a report of a burning pickup truck early Monday, July 21, 2008, killing one, firefighter and paramedic, Ryan Hummert. Hummert was shot and killed while getting out of his fire truck.
Fortified with the Sacraments of the Holy Mother Church mortally wounded in the line of duty as a Maplewood Firefighter, July 21, 2008.
Cherished son of Andy and Jackie Hummert and loving brother of Ashley Hummert (Matt Keating).
Grandson of Evelina Deneef and the late Marinus Deneef and the late Frank and Dorothy Hummert, devoted nephew of Frank (Janie) Hummert, Mike Hummert, Chris Simpson, the late Henry Hummert and Tina (Bob) Stevens. Dear cousin of Heather and Tiffany Hummert and David Stevens, Nick, Tony, Sean and Brandon Simpson and the late Matt and Brian Hummert.
Ryan had a positive outlook on life and was blessed with many friends. We will miss his wisdom and sense of humor and treasure the many happy memories of our life with him.
Memorials to BackStoppers, P.O. Box 66927, St. Louis, MO 63166.
Hummert, the son of former Maplewood Mayor Andy Hummert, began his career in August 2007 after graduating from paramedic training. He graduated from the St. Louis County Fire Academy in March.
Those who knew him are remembering him as a good friend and a good person who died doing what he loved.
St. Louis Post Dispatch, July 23, 2008
A very special thank you to Barbara Davis, Dalton's Mom, for sponsoring this special memorial.
Sunset Memorial Park and Mausoleum
St. Louis County
Created by: Gracie's Grammy
Record added: Jul 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28443569