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.
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
Aaron, Barry, Connor, Stephanie, and Honnah.
Preceded in death by:
Sunday, December 20, 2020, from 3 pm to 7 pm at the Hillsboro Civic Center, 10349 Highway 21, Hillsboro, MO 63050
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