GREENVILLE - William "Bill" Hoop, age 66, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on March 2, 2014, at 10:45 p.m. at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center.
He was born Nov. 2, 1947, in Buckeye, Ariz., the son of Mildred (Roberts) Hoop and the late William G. Hoop.
He served in the United States Navy from 1965 to 1969 on the U.S.S. McCaffery during the Vietnam War. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Greenville V.F.W., American Legion Post 140.
He is preceded in death by his father; brothers: David Hoop, Timothy Hoop.
He is survived by his mother; his wife: Carol (Sander) Hoop; children and spouses: Kim (Hoop) and Preston Fugett, Doug and Cyndi Hoop; grandchildren: Cole Hoop and fiancée Megan Subler, Clay Hoop, Elise Fugett, and Tyler Fugett; brother and sister-in-law: Rod & Pam Hoop; sisters and brothers-in-law: Christine and Dave Jackson, Lisa and Dave Mallory; sister-in-law: Jill Hoop; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A gathering will be held on Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life service at 5 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 7418 State Route 121, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Patti Morelock officiating. Burial will take place at a later date with veterans services provided by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard in St. John Church Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com