CLARKSVILLE - Hoover, Jay Edgar, 65, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2013.
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He was born in Flint, MI on January 6, 1948 to his late parents, Walter and Hanah (Gill) Hoover. He is also preceded in death by seven siblings.
He graduated from Clarksville High School where he held several cross country records, served as a Marine in the Vietnam War, retired from Ford Motor Company LAP and was a lifetime member of VFW Post 1181 in Louisville.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell Hoover; stepdaughters, Kelly Briles (Ray) and Amy Gemme (Jamie) , all of Indiana; siblings, Nina Burkhardt, of Kentucky and Charlotte Finkbiner, Edith Hoover and Terry Hoover , all of Michigan; and grandchildren, Alex, Colin and Cameron.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, IN. His funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel with military honors. Burial will follow in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
Online condolences may be made to: www.kraftfs.com
Published in The Courier-Journal on Feb. 4, 2013