HARTFORD — Thomas Darrell “Tommy” Hoover, 90, of Hartford, went to his Heavenly home on July 2, 2021, at his residence, with family by his bedside. He was under the care of Ohio County Hospice. Tommy was born on Oct. 17, 1930, to the late Lyman and Opal Bartlett Hoover.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Steven W. Hoover, on July 9, 2003; his sister, Wanda Hickey; and his nephew, Tommy Hickey.
Tommy served his country in the U. S. Army for three years. He was employed for many years by Westerfield Implement, Inc., in Hartford as their
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Betty Reardon Hoover; one daughter, Debra Embry (Ray Clawson), of Indiana; three grandchildren, Sarah Stacy (Jeremy Vaught), whom Tommy and Betty raised in their home from a very early age, Amanda Wells (Chad Gray) and Jessi Thomas (Cody Allen); eight great-grandchildren, Trevor Scoggins, Kody Scoggins, Trinity Scoggins, Mason Embry, Hunter Kerr, Skyler Kerr, Emma Tinsley and Brennon Thomas; and several nieces and nephews.
A military graveside service will be held by the Ohio County Honor Guard at Clear Run Cemetery on Tuesday, July 6, at 1 p.m., with Brother Tim Smith presiding.
Miller Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Hoover.
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