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 Loy Clair Hooper

Loy Clair Hooper

Ohio, USA
Death 17 May 2002 (aged 70)
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA
Burial Lower Salem, Washington County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 101022156 · View Source
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Loy C. Hooper

Loy Clair Hooper, 70, of Route 9, Marietta died at 10:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2002, at his home following a six month illness.

He was born Aug. 26, 1931, in Marr, Ohio, to Everett and Winifred Adams Hooper. He had lived in Washington County all of his life. He had retired from Elkem Metals as a Senior Program Analyst following 30 years of employment. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving from Nov. 23, 1949, to Nov. 19, 1953. He was a graduate of Newport High School and attended Ohio University for two years. During his youth, he was an outstanding athlete in track and basketball. He was also an avid outdoorsman and hunter.

He is survived by four daughters, Denise Pottmeyer and her husband Gary of Lowell, Myrna Adams-Hooper and her friend Tom Wenzel of Marietta, Sara Pottmeyer of Churchtown and Stephanie Hooper of Marietta; one son, Jeffery Hooper of Marietta; seven grandchildren, Joby, Joshua and Sarah Pottmeyer, Eric and Cory Hooper and Layne, and Blake Pottmeyer; one brother, Vaughn Hooper and his wife Rosemary of Donalsonville, Ga.; one sister, Nancy Holmes of Westchester, Calif. In 2001, he married Imojean Adkins of Caldwell and is survived by her and her children, Doug, Rusty, Joanna and Christina.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Mae Carpenter Hooper, to whom he had been married for 38 years. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Daphne "Dee" Berga.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2002, at the Marietta Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home, Pastor David Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Salem Township Cemetery with full military rites observed. Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Strecker Cancer Center, 401 Matthew St., Marietta, Ohio 45750.

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
18 May 2002

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  • Created by: Lockhart Stockdale
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 101022156
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Loy Clair Hooper (26 Aug 1931–17 May 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101022156, citing Salem Township Cemetery, Lower Salem, Washington County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Lockhart Stockdale (contributor 47030357) .