Jerry Lane Hoover (1945 - 2018)

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Jerry Lane Hoover

February 2, 1945 -

July 7, 2018

Jerry L. Hoover passed away July 7, 2018 at the age of 73.

He was born to Holder "Bus" and Lois (Lenard) Hoover on February 2, 1945, Mena, Arkansas. He graduated from Mena High School.

Jerry worked for Weyerhaeuser for 35 years. During that time he worked up to Head Setup for the planning mill and was later transferred to Pulp and Paper where he eventually retired in 1999.

Jerry married Linda Beach in Eugene, Oregon at the Westley Methodist Church on March 19, 1965.

He was a prior member of the Moose and Eagles Lodges, and a member of the Elks Lodge for 31 years.

He loved the great outdoors, including hunting and camping, traveling, and was an avid wood-worker. His biggest joy was playing with his granddaughters: Maxine and Frankie.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Linda, of 53 years; his son, Blake Hoover and daughter-in-law, Wendy Swartz of Portland, OR.; grandchildren: Maxine and Frankie; brother, Russell (Iva) Hoover of Springfield, OR; brother, Gene Hoover of Springfield, OR; and Mike (Barbara) Hoover of Mena, AR. He was preceded in death by his son, Troy Hoover and daughter, Delayna Hoover.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Elks Lodge in Springfield, OR. For details, please contact Sunset Hills Funeral Home in Eugene, OR. A private inurnment will be held at Sunset Hills Cemetery in Eugene, OR.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jerry and Troy Hoover's name to OHSU for Kidney Transplant Research. Checks made out to OHSU Foundation 1121 SW Salmon St. Suite 100, Portland, OR 97205.

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Sunset Hills Cemetery Funeral Home & Crematorium
4810 Willamette St
Eugene, OR 97405
(541) 342-6853
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Published in Eugene Register-Guard on Sept. 9, 2018
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