|Birth: ||Mar. 15, 1932|
|Death: ||Jan. 15, 2002|
Jack L. Hoots, 69 of Sweet Home, Oregon and formerly of Winchester passed away Tuesday January 15, 2002 in Sweet Home. He was born March 15, 1932 in Winchester the son of the late James E. and Rose Ella Evans Hoots. He married Juanita Fladder in Illinois in 1953 and they had 2 daughters. He then married Patsy Leonard Marre April 10, 1965 in Las Vegas, Neveda. He had lived in Califonia until moving to Sweet Home, Oregon in 1969.
Survivors include his wife Pat of Sweet Home, Oregon, daughters Lynn Skilliter of Anahiem, California, and Terri Hardy of Mission Viejo, California, a son Charles Hoots of Chewelah, Washington, a step daughter Renee Alvarez of Tigard, Oregon along with 12 grandchildren. Also surviving are 5 brothers, Cecil "Pete" Hoots of Sweet Home, George, Leonard, Carl and Everette "Dean" Hoots all of Winchester, 3 sisters, Nellie "Kate" Hoots of Beardstown, Louise Evans of Bluffs, and Dorothy Scott of Jacksonville. Preceding him in death were his parents and 2 brothers James and Paul Hoots.
He attended Bloomfield Country School. He served in the US Navy from 1951 until 1955. He served on board the USS Manchester and received the United Nations Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, China Service Medal, and the Korean Service Medal. He worked for the Champion Plywood Company for 15 years, retiring in 1985, he also cut and baled hay on shares. He loved farming, cutting hay, hunting, fishing and horseback riding. He was a member of the Lebanon Assembly of God.
Services were entrusted to Coonrod Funeral Home of Winchester, Illinois.
Created by: JLM
Record added: Dec 03, 2011
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