Hayden Robert Hitchcock, 21, of Saegertown left us too soon on Saturday, February 18, 2023. Hayden was born on January 7, 2002, in Erie, son of Amanda Pauline Rhoades and Jeremy Seth Hitchcock. Hayden graduated from Cambridge Springs High School with the class of 2020 and for the past three years worked as a machinist at Leech Carbide of Meadville.  He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his side by side and spending time with his brothers. He was passionate about music, weight lifting, and fast cars and was a devoted Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins fan.

     Hayden was preceded in death by grandfather, Donald E. Humes in 2009.

     Survivors include mother, Amanda Pauline Humes Rhoades and her husband, Josh of Cambridge Springs; father, Jeremy Hitchcock and his fiancé, Emily Grace of Saegertown; brother, Jordan Rhoades; brother, Hunter Joliet; maternal grandmother, Mary Jo Humes and her companion, Paul Hunter of Saegertown; paternal grandparents: Robert K. Hitchcock and his wife, Emmy of Lovingston, VA and Judith Rodgers and her husband, Gary of Meadville; aunt, Meiling Hitchcock; step-grandparents, Mike Stallard and his wife, Debra of Meadville and Rick Rhoades and his wife, Deb of Lebanon, PA. 

     Friends may visit with the family at Van Matre Funeral Home, Cambridge Springs on Saturday, February 25, from noon until 3 pm. A funeral service will begin at 3 pm with the Rev. Daryl Myer officiating.