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 Billy Eugene Hoover

Billy Eugene Hoover

Red Mud, Dickens County, Texas, USA
Death 23 May 2008 (aged 74)
Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Burial Spur, Dickens County, Texas, USA
Plot Martin 8D Lot 10
Memorial ID 27762909 · View Source
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Billy E. Hoover, longtime Spur resident, passed away Friday, May 23, 2008, at the Heart Hospital in Lubbock.

Mr. Hoover was born Oct. 22, 1933, in the Red Mud Community, the son of Buddy and Robbie McCormick Hoover. He graduated from Spur High School in 1951 and attended Texas Tech and Eastern New Mexico University.

Mr. Hoover was was a veteran serving in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Bill married Ruth I. (Jean) Dover Sept. 6, 1956, in Aragon, Ga.

Bill worked as a partner in Hoover Motor Company, Spur Super Market, Dickens Electric and bought the Spur Insurance Agency in 1981 and added an Income Tax Service.

Bill worked with Little Dribblers Basketball, Little League Football, Baseball and Boy Scouts. He was a member of the Jaycees, Spur Economic Development, Chamber of Commerce and was instrumental in bringing the Duckwall Store to Spur. He served as a Councilman and Mayor of Spur. Bill was an avid golfer and spent many hours improving the golf course. He lived life to the fullest and after retiring in 1995, he loved to travel, play golf, pool, dominoes, bridge and go dancing.

Bill is survived by his wife, Jean of Spur; two sons, Terry and wife Ofelia and their children, Meagan and Samantha of Post, and Jerry and wife LuAnna and their children, Davis, Leah and Laura of Amarillo; one daughter, Rhonda and husband Mike O'Neill and their Children, Shawn and wife Jennifer, Ryan and his son Liam, and Jason of Plano; one brother, Wayne and wife Sandra of Seneca, S.C.; and sisters, Patsy Karr of Idalou and Judy and husband Tom Morgan of Bay City.

A memorial service celebrating Bill's Life will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 26, 2008, at the First Baptist Church in Spur, under the direction of Campbell Funeral Home. The family suggest in lieu of flowers, donations to Spur Senior Citizens, 210 Burlington Spur, Texas 79370

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