It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Jacob Patrick Halunen of Englewood, Florida on Thursday, November 23, 2023.
Jacob was 19 years old. Born on October 22, 2004 to Michael Paul Halunen, Sr. and Yvonne Diane (Barnthoust) Halunen. Jacob was a senior who would be part of the graduating class of 2024 at Lemon Bay High School.
Jacob was a loving, kind, compassionate, selfless, humble and giving young man who filled those who knew him with love and joy. An all around genuine soul whom people naturally gravitated towards. Jacob was always there with a helping hand or just there to listen and be a friend to anyone who needed him. Jacob had a variety of hobbies including fishing, boating and music. Whether it was playing the keyboard, guitar or drums, he did it all. One place you would always find him would be in the driveway working on his boat or one of his cars. Jacob took deep pride in his family relationships and enjoyed a wealth of friendships.
Jacob is survived by his Mother, Yvonne Diane (Barnthouse) Halunen, Christopher Regis, Father Michael Paul Halunen, Sr., Step-Mother Andrea Halunen, Siblings Bailey Halunen and Michael Paul Halunen, Jr.,Paris Weaver, Kaleb Halunen, Brother-in-law Tyler DeGraff and Girlfriend Makayla Whispell. His Grandmothers are Vicki Barnthouse, Diane Barrett and Leanne Halunen. Grandfather Paul Halunen and numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
Jacob is predeceased by his Grandfather Hagar Allen Barnthouse, Sr. and his Uncle Leroy Edward Barnthouse, III.
We will remember and houno Jacob Halunen with a Celebration of Life which will be held on December 7, 2023 at 4:30 PM at the Fellowship Church of Englewood. Until then, friends, family and aquaintances are encouraged to share a photo, memory or story at www.englewoodfh.com.
In lieu of flowers, or monetary donations, we kindly ask that you please consider the gift of lifeby donating blood in Jacob's memory.