Jeremy Russell Runyan (Stone Cold Motorcycle Club Lifer, “Scrappy”) suddenly passed from a gunshot accident on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in Springfield, Missouri. He was 37 years old. Jeremy loved the outdoors, including hunting and fishing. He loved having cookouts and doing the grilling himself. He was also a big football fan. He was affiliated with the Melbourne First Baptist Church. Jeremy was a loving father, son, brother, grandson and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Jeremy was survived by his children; Robert Runyan and Alexis Runyan of Violet Hill, AR, Stone Runyan and Storm Runyan of Bonneville, IL; his mother, Deanne Bruns of Williford, brother, Donald Eheart of Williford, sisters Faith Eheart, of Rantoul, IL and Betty Jane Eheart of Champaign, IL; his father, Gary Runyan of Lakeland, FL, brother Ryan Runyan and sisters Sami Runyan and Tami Runyan all of Danville, IL, his mom Dianne Eheart, brother Jack Miller of St. George, UT, sisters Jackie Allen of Seligman, AZ and Tammy Christer of Chebanse, IL; mom Dawn Jenkins; Fiancee, Beverly Dover of Violet Hill; Maternal Grandmother Alice Crain of Williford; Paternal Grandmother Norma Jean Runyan of Danville, IL and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 31 at 10:00A.M. in Heath Oak Hill Chapel with Brother Jim Swinford officiating. Also speaking will be Linda Thompson and members of the Stone Cold Motorcycle Club. Burial will follow in Baker Cemetery. Pallbearers are Ryan Byerley “Tweeter”, Mike Carlson “Quack”, John Schriefer “6-pack”, Billy Gilbert, Donald Eheart, and David Staley. Visitation will be held Friday, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. All arrangements are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Highland.