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 William Don Hooker

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William Don Hooker

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Death 16 Sep 2008 (aged 77)
Burial Glandorf, Putnam County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 138372634 View Source
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William Don Hooker, 77, died at 4:50 p.m. Sept. 16, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 23, 1931, in Lima to Earl Smith and Loretta Lighthill Hooker, who preceded him in death. In 1950, he married Esther Hahn, and they divorced in 1970. He then married Joanne Strauer, who preceded him in death. He then married Margie Vogel, who became estranged from him in 2003, and survives in Fort Recovery.

Mr. Hooker had been a machinist at Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 691, Wapakoneta, and the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. He had been a coach for midget football and basketball in Lima. He was a Navy veteran, serving from 1949 to 1950.

Survivors include his first wife, Esther Hahn (James) Harshbarger, of Lima; two daughters, Linda (Richard) Offenbacher, of Wildwood, Mo., and Bonita Springs, Fla., and Deborah (Daniel) Miller, of Severna Park, Md., and New Bern, N.C.; six grandchildren, Shawn (Renee) Offenbacher, Kelley Offenbacher, twins Amanda (Sean) Bieber and Dr. Andrew (Kerry) Miller, Joseph (Ashley) Miller and Anthony Miller; four great-grandchildren, Sydney Bieber, Adam Miller, Sam Miller and Caden Bieber; five siblings, Garland Hooker, of Fort Pierce, Fla., David Hooker, of Nakomis, Fla., twins Ronald Hooker and Donald Hooker, both of Lima, and Betty Metcalf, of Dayton; his second wife's three children, Steve (Chris) Strauer, Rob (Becky) Strauer and Harold (Carol) Siebeneck, all of Ottawa; her third wife's seven children, Bev (Chuck) Sanning, Marilyn (Jerry) Guggenbiller, Jerry (Marilyn) Vogel, Mark (Marilyn) Vogel, Rich Vogel, Charlie (Chris) Vogel and Steve (Lois) Vogel, all of Mercer County; and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four siblings, John, Charles and Gerald Hooker and Helen Klink.

Services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home. Father David Ross will officiate.

Friends may call one hour prior to services Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, P.O. Box 807, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425; National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163; or St. Rita's Medical Center Palliative Care, 730 W. Market St., Lima, OH 45801.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 138372634
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/138372634/william-don-hooker : accessed ), memorial page for William Don Hooker (23 Feb 1931–16 Sep 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 138372634, citing Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery, Glandorf, Putnam County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by corgilover (contributor 46859310) .