|Birth: ||Apr. 30, 1906|
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 1992|
George Daniel Hooker Jr., 161 Elm Ave. [Grand Junction, Colorado], died of natural causes Thursday at his home. He was 85.
A memorial service and Scottish Rite Rose Croix service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the First Christian Church with the Rev. Frank Springer officiating. Cremation has taken place.
He was a retired Realtor and property managing broker for the Veteran's Administration for 30 years.
Mr. Hooker was born April 30, 1906, to George D. and Eva Elizabeth Allen Hooker Sr. in Cameron, Milam County, Texas. He spent his childhood in Falls County, Texas, and graduated from high school in Lott, Texas. he attended Blinn Memorial College in Brenham, Texas, and the University of Houston Law School in Houston, where he earned his law degree.
He married Eulalah Bell Peters on September 29, 1968, in Marlin, Texas. He previously married Jewel Beddingfield. She died in 1968.
Mr. Hooker lived in several cities in Texas before moving to Grand Junction in 1945.
He was a member of the First Christian Church.
Mr. Hooker had been a member of Mesa Lodge No. 55 A.F.&A.M and Grand Junction Scottish Rite Bodies since 1947; El Jebel Shrine Club; and a charter member of Los Sabios. He also belonged to the Grand Junction Lions Club, was past president of the Grand Junction Board of Realtors, and vice president of Real Estate Boards of Western Colorado.
Mr. Hooker served as Chief Master of Arms in the U.S. Navy, 31st Battalion, in Saipan during World War II. He was a recipient of the Battalion Efficiency Medal.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing bridge and traveling.
Survivors include [info withheld to protect privacy].
A brother and four sisters are deceased.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Children's Hospital Travel Fund, in care of the Western Colorado Shrine Club.
Callahan-Edfast Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
George Daniel Hooker (1868 - 1939)
Eva Elizabeth Allen Hooker (1872 - 1962)
Jewell Bedingfield Hooker (1902 - 1967)*
Eulalah Peters Hooker (1919 - 1994)*
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
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Record added: Jul 18, 2010
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