1964 Brian "Sparky" 2020

Brian "Sparky" David Rudy

August 16, 1964 — December 14, 2020

Brian David Rudy (Sparky), age 56, of Hillsboro, Missouri, passed away on December 14, 2020, at his home. He was born August 16, 1964, in St. Louis. Brian and the love of his life Kim were married on January 01, 2014, in Hillsboro. He was an alumnus of Hillsboro R-3 School District and Jefferson College Fire Science and Emergency Medical Technician programs. Brian started his firefighter career with The Hillsboro Fire Protection District as a volunteer then later as a Paid Captain and Fire Marshal for the district. He was also employed by Valle Ambulance and by Abbott Ambulance. In 1989 he left Hillsboro Fire to join the St. Louis City Fire Department he worked out of Engine House No. 2 and 11. Brian retired from the fire service in 2011. After retirement in keeping with his dedication to public service, Brian was elected to the board of the Goldman Fire Protection District and served until his death. He was a member of the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 73. Brian had a deep love for his family. He was a great storyteller, if he was not relating a story about the fire service, then he was relating a story about a classic rock band. Brian’s favorite was Pink Floyd. His favorite tribute band was El Monstero. Brian was a loving, kind, and generous man. He will be missed.

 

Survived by:

 

Wife-Kimberly Rudy (nee Easter), of Hillsboro, Missouri

Parents-Chet and Pat Pounds (nee Roberts) of Farmington, Missouri

Son-Brandon Rudy, of St. Louis, Missouri

Son-Keith (Kristy) Bourbon, of Hillsboro, Missouri

Daughter-Tiffany (John) King, of St. Louis, Missouri

Son-Dustin Sauter, of Maryland Heights, Missouri

Daughter-Jordan Rudy, of Hillsboro, Missouri

Brother-Donnie (Pam) Pounds, of Ware, Missouri

Grandmother-Lavern Huning, of St. Louis, Missouri

His Grandchildren:

Aaron, Barry, Connor, Stephanie, and Honnah.

 

Preceded in death by:

Sister-Diane Pounds

Sister-Debra Pounds

Grandfather-Carl Huning

Grandfather-Lewis Roberts

Grandmother-Pauline Roberts

 

Visitation-

Sunday, December 20, 2020, from 3 pm to 7 pm at the Hillsboro Civic Center, 10349 Highway 21, Hillsboro, MO 63050

Funeral Service:

Sunday, December 20, 2020, at 7 pm at the Hillsboro Civic Center, officiated by Hillsboro Fire Chaplain Gary W. Boyer.

Memorial Donations to:

St. Baldrick’s Foundation 1333 South Mayflower Avenue, Suite 400 Monrovia CA. 91016.

or to the Pheonix Spangler Foundation. PO Box 136, Cedar Hill MO. 63016

 

 

 

 

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, December 20, 2020

3:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Hillsboro Community Civic Center

10349 Business 21, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

6:00 - 6:30pm (Central time)

Hillsboro Community Civic Center

10349 Business 21, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Funeral Service

Sunday, December 20, 2020

7:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Hillsboro Community Civic Center

10349 Business 21, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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