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PFC Charles Henry Hooker

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PFC Charles Henry Hooker

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 20 Sep 1950 (aged 23)
South Korea
Burial Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 94906891 View Source
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Body of First Lima Soldier Slain in Korea War Arrives

The body of Pfc. Charles H. Hooker, 22, Lima's first Korean war casualty, arrived in Lima at 2:13 p.m. Saturday on the Erie railroad for services and burial. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl S. Hooker, 1170 S. Central-av, the youth was reported killed in action Sept. 20, 1950, just eight days before his 23rd birthday. They body will remain in the family residence until services at 2 p.m. Monday in the Siferd and Son Colonial chapel. The Rev. DeWayne Bell will officiate and burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery. Complete military rites by various Lima veterans organizations will be conducted at the graveside. Besides his parents he is survived by seven brothers, John, 757 S. Glenwood-av; Garland, 120 N. Metcalf-st; William D., Shawnee-tp; David, 110 Euclid-av; Gerald, Donald and Ronald, all at home; two sisters, Mrs Helen Klink, Alger; Betty, at home; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Elizabeth Lighthill, Haviland. (Lima News, Lima, OH, Sunday, February 15, 1953, p. 2, Col. 2-3)


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  • Created by: mokennehan
  • Added: 6 Aug 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 94906891
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/94906891/charles-henry-hooker : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Charles Henry Hooker (8 Sep 1927–20 Sep 1950), Find a Grave Memorial ID 94906891, citing Memorial Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by mokennehan (contributor 47119719) .