Hunter Philip Hawthorne

Hunter Philip Hawthorne

February 27, 1999 – June 23, 2020

Hunter Philip Hawthorne, 21 of Bennington, NE died from an accidental drowning in Omaha, NE on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.  Hunter was born on February 27, 1999 in Central City, NE to Jason and Danielle (McClure) Hawthorne.

He attended school at Crestridge Elementary, Beveridge Middle School and Burke High School in Omaha, NE.  He participated in Track and Cross Country, graduating in 2017.  He was also involved in the Boy Scouts achieving the Life Scout Award.  He had attended Metro Community College in Omaha and was to begin classes at U.N.O. in the Fall.

Some of Hunter’s interests were camping, fishing, gaming, watching movies and enjoying time with his Boxer, Dixie, and Zeus, his Bearded Dragon.  He especially enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, especially his family at Geno’s.  But, above all he treasured the adventures that he shared with his mom on their many travels to fun and exciting places.  They had a very close and special relationship.

Hunter is survived by his parents, Danielle Hawthorne of Bennington, NE and Jason Hawthorne of Tucson, AZ.  Other survivors include his grandparents, Tom and Hanna Hawthorne of Central City, NE and Dan and Stephanie McClure of Plattsmouth, NE; aunts: Jessica Borchers and her children, Hayden and Hayes, Annie Hawthorne and her daughter, Raelyn of Central City, NE, and Carolee McClure of Tulsa, OK; great-grandfathers, Ron Hawthorne and Dale Hedges of Central City, NE; as well as many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents: Philip and Bernardine (Bolling) Hedges, Jeanette Hawthorne, Glenn and Edna McClure all of Central City, NE, and Ben and Monica Zoucha of Clarks, NE.

Services at Heafey Hoffmann Dworak Cutler, West Center Chapel in Omaha, with VISITATION on Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 1pm to 3pm followed by a MEMORIAL SERVICE from 3pm to 5pm.



  • Kristina Kounovsky Posted June 27, 2020 6:44 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family, I am so sorry for your loss. 🙏❤️

  • Diane Osantowski Posted June 27, 2020 9:42 am

    My sincere sympathy to the Hawthorne family! We all have you in our prayers.

  • Barb Church Posted June 27, 2020 12:16 pm

    Thinking Hunter’s family as you pull together in remembering your special young man. Peace be with you.

  • Patti Rish Ord Posted June 27, 2020 3:18 pm

    I am so very sorry for your tragic loss. I hope that God’s loving arms surround you with peace and comfort.

  • Shirley L. Muhlenkamp Posted June 27, 2020 3:20 pm

    our Sincere Sympathy to Hunter’s Family, just wanted Danielle to know that we all were blessed by getting to know Hunter & Danielle when she & Hunter were neighbors to us and we got to know & Love Hunter & Danielle and Love them and thought of them as part of our Family, we have many wonderful Memories and Pictures of Hunter. we will miss Hunter deeply we all Loved him dearly he was one beautiful soul and we will miss him. Love & Hugs The Muhlenkamp Family, Shirley, Rob, Pam, Kelly & Jacob Brown, Tony ,Mandy, Tyler, & Jonathan Searle,

  • Sharon Dabney Posted June 27, 2020 11:40 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Pray that God has His hand on your shoulder to comfort you

  • Brian & Amanda Palmer Posted June 28, 2020 10:31 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. You raised a very thoughtful, caring and loving young man Danielle. May he Rest In Peace and May we all surround you with love and support during this very difficult time.

  • Susan Brown Posted July 2, 2020 6:58 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember Hunter from when he used to play with my granddaughter. He was such a pleasant young man. I’m praying for you and your family, for the strength to help you through this.

  • Susan Brown Posted July 2, 2020 7:01 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

  • LaVonne Hawthorne Lile Posted July 2, 2020 7:11 am

    So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for peace for your family.

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