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Rev Albert Spencer Hoyer
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1933
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 2009
Bedford County
Virginia, USA

Rev. Albert Spencer Hoyer, 76, of Hardy, died Friday, November 13, 2009 at his home. Born in Dayton, Ohio on August 17, 1933 a son of the late Albert C. Hoyer and Roberta Potter Hoyer (Zahn), Al was Honorably Retired minister, a member of Presbytery of the Peaks, Presbyterian Church (USA). He attended Maryville College, Maryville, Tenn.; graduated from Roanoke College in 1964 with a B.A.; graduated from Union Theological Seminary in Richmond in 1967 with a Master of Divinity; he was ordained to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament on June 25, 1967 at Amelia Presbyterian Church in Amelia, Va. Al is survived by his loving wife, Emily Smith Hoyer; two sons, A. Mark Hoyer and wife Kathy of Newton, N.J., and Stephen C. Hoyer and wife Sharon of Oconomowoc, Wis.; two daughters, MaryKate Vellis and her husband, Nicholas of Gainesville, Fla., and Ann L. Arnold and her husband, John of Eustis, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Katie and Molly Hoyer, Christy, Andrew and Amy Hoyer, Alexis Vellis and Scott and Bobby Arnold; one sister, Gloria Fish and her husband, Kenneth Cauthen of Rochester, N.Y.; one brother, Daniel Hoyer of Dayton, Ohio, and numerous aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews and cousins. He was pre-deceased by his brother, Thomas Hoyer, United States Army, Retired. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 870 Greenbrier Circle, Chesapeake, Va., 23220; Good Samaritan Hospice, 2408 Electric Road, Roanoke, Va., 24018, or Belmont Presbyterian Church, 1005 Ninth Street, SE, Roanoke, Va., 24013. A Celebration of Life in his honor will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at Belmont Presbyterian Church in Roanoke with the Rev. George C. Goodman and the Rev. Robert D. Smith officiating. Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Smith Mountain Lake, 540-721-9375.

Published in the Roanoke Times on 11/15/2009
Created by: Randy Shepherd
Record added: Nov 15, 2009
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Rev Albert Spencer Hoyer
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