HOKE, Albert Sr., 74 of Sherburne, N.Y. and Zephyrhills, Fla., passed on February 16, 2013 in Zephyrhills, Fla. at the Gulfside Hospice with his family by his side. He was born on January 5, 1939. In 1956 he graduated from Sherburne High School and shortly after he joined the U.S. Marine Corp. He was a truck driver for many years to follow. Some of his member ships included the American Legion of Sherburne and former commander. He was also in the Coast Guard Aux and law enforcement. He was preceded in death by his parents, Flo and Les Dunn; foster parents, Emery and Mable Brown; grandson, Michael Bikowski; sister, Wanda Dunn Robullard. Survivor include his beloved wife of 55 years, Barbara Hoke; brother, Wayne Dunn; sister-in-law, Bonnie Dunn; 5 children, Albert Hoke Jr, his girlfriend (Jodi Evanciew- Babcock, Leslie (Eva) Hoke, John (Christine) Ames Hoke, Theresa Hoke and Fiance Tim Chan, Rhonda Harris; 23 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren with 2 more on the way; several nieces and nephews. In keeping his wishes he will be cremated and a celebration of life will in held in N.Y. at a later date.
The Guest Book is expired.
Hodges Family Funeral Home - Zephyrhills
36327 State Road 54 Zephyrhills, FL 33541
Published in TBO.com on Feb. 24, 2013