Homegoing services will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home. A visitation will take place at the funeral home on Saturday from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. To view Jason’s service, please click on the following link,
Jason Demetrius Hunter, age 48, of Racine passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee.
Jason was born in Racine on May 21, 1975, the son of JoAnn (nee: Hunter) and the late Hugh E. Hattix.
As a child Jason enjoyed playing football and basketball. He was a member of the Southside Center Basketball Team, attending their last reunion in 2022. He attended Washington Park and JI Case high School. Jason was baptized at an early age and attended Second Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Mack C. Davis.
He really cherished the time spent with his family and friends. His catchphrase “What you doing” will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Jason enjoyed playing his Xbox games with his family and friends online, along with watching a good basketball game.
Left to cherish Jason’s memory are his daughter Nijeria B. Hunter; his mother JoAnn Hattix; his brother Ahmad Hattix; aunts and uncle, Pamela Anderson, Rosalind “Rockey” Thomas, William A “Billy” (LaVetta) Hunter, and Cheryl (Galen) Nelson; his great aunts and uncle; Julia Walters, Mary A. Kern, Ola Anderson, and Herbert Anderson; his Godmother, Maggie Cobb; special cousin, Mary Simpson; cousins, Jamaal, Taylor, Enous, Calen, Kristyn, Joseph, Tyus and Tyler; his great cousins Elijah, Sr., Tela, Donovan, E’Shawn, Taylnn, Eniyah, La’Montae, Corianna, and Brooklynn; his great-great cousin, Elijah, Jr.; special friends Donald K. Bostick, Tobias Wright, Kelley Williams and Armared Howell and a host of other relatives and friends.
Jason is preceded in death by his father, Hugh E. Hattix, grandparents, William E. and Nettie Hunter, Charles and Annette Hattix, sister, Shonda Hattix.
The family extends a heartfelt “thank you” to Gayle Shaw who served as his caregiver and good friend for many years. Thank you to the entire team at the Milwaukee Rehabilitation Center, DaVita Kidney Care and the staff at Froedtert Hospital for loving and professional service Jason received while under their care.