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Patrick Donald Hoy

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Patrick Donald Hoy Obituary
Hoy, Patrick Donald age 47, died unexpectedly following heart complications on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. He was the loving husband of Bridget G. Hoy; devoted father of Perry William Hoy and Paige Evelyn Hoy; son of the late Donald Hoy (Cheryl) and Cheri Hoy; son-in-law of William Genteman and Lyn Genteman. Honored veteran and dear brother/brother-in-law, uncle, nephew, colleague and friend. Patrick graduated from Pearl City High School in Illinois and enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1984. He served active duty through 1994 as a Meteorological and Navigational Aids Specialist. Patrick met Bridget at Loring Air Force Base, Maine in 1990, and they married on August 15, 1991. In 1998, Patrick graduated from SIU-Carbondale with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, with honors, and then pursued a career with Boeing in St. Louis until his death, working most recently in the Phantom Works division, in advanced concepts modeling. Patrick spent all of his spare time with or creating projects and activities for his children. He enjoyed sharing with them his love of wood working, bike riding, drawing, story-telling, reading, playing with family pets, and much more. He imparted on them his computer skills. He enjoyed hiking and mushroom hunting. Patrick was extremely handy and could fix anything. Bridget and Patrick celebrated their twenty-second wedding anniversary last year. Services: The family will receive visitors Sunday, April 6 beginning at 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the main Sanctuary at Salem United Methodist Church, 1200 S. Lindbergh, 63124. A worship service will begin at 3 p.m. with a reception immediately following. A military burial ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 7, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 3450 Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104. Online condolences at Ambrusterchapel.com

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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Apr. 4 to Apr. 6, 2014
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