James Robert Hoover (updated) PDF Print
Monday, 13 January 2014 09:56

James Robert Hoover 96 of Glasgow died Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Glasgow Health & Rehab Center.  Born in Metcalfe Co. he was the son of the late Courtney & May Pedigo Hoover.  Mr. Hoover was a mechanic for Richardson Brothers at Eighty Eight and a school bus driver for Barren County School for several years.  He was also a veteran of World war II serving in the U. S. Army and a member of Basil Chapel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years Edna Dickey Hoover; a daughter Barbara Yates of Horse Cave; a son James Dickie Hoover and wife Faye of Glasgow; 2 grandchildren Tammy Ann Hoover of Caneyville, KY and Chris Hoover and wife Stephanie of Glasgow; and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 5 sisters Bernice Hoover, Ruth Pedigo, Lucille Reece, Dorothy Smith and Jewel Hoover and 2 brothers Roy and Harry Hoover.

Funeral services will be 11:00am Tuesday, January14, 2014 at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Union #2 Cemetery with Military Honors provided by D.A.V. Chapter #20 of Glasgow.  Visitation will be Monday from 3:00pm until 8:00pm at the funeral home.

Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to BRAWA (Barren River Animal Welfare Assn.) P.O. Box 171, Glasgow, KY 42142.


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