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1927 Donald 2020

Donald Hoover

November 24, 1927 — January 23, 2020

Marion-Donald Gene Hoover, 92, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at his home.

Donald was born on November 24, 1927 in Johnston City to Albert and Lillie (Childer) Hoover.  He married Jane Rood on September 3, 1955 in Marion.  She preceded him in death on March 25, 2012.

Donald served in the U.S. Navy at the end of WWII.  He retired from Norge after working there for 42 years.  Donald enjoyed coaching Marion Youth Baseball and loved being outdoors.

Survivors include:

Son-Bill Hoover


Brandon and Karen Hoover

Christopher and Sara Rickard

John Travelstead

Apryl and Dan Zuercher

Several great grandchildren

Sister-Barbara Dick

He was preceded in death by his wife; daughter, Beverly Rickard; grandson, Dallas Travelstead and brothers, Robert Hoover, Graydon Hoover and David Hoover.

A memorial visitation will be held on Monday, January 27, 2020 from 5pm-7pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion.

Donations may be made to Haven House in Marion and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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