SMITHFIELD - Glenn Aubrey Hoy, 83, of Smithfield Va. lost his courageous battle with cancer on Friday, October 6, 2017. He was born January 9, 1934 in Staunton VA, and was the son of the late Ella Florence Shepherd and Guy Oliver Hoy. Glenn served his country in the Navy, attended Penn State University, and retired from Newport News Shipbuilding after 38 years. He then went on to own his own construction company. He is survived by his beloved wife Gail Hoy, his little dog Aubrey, and his six children; Glenn A. (Debbie) Hoy, II, Lesa (Andy) Ankney, Sonja (Tony) Brown, Rodney D. (Kim) Hoy, Steve Waddell (Becky Reed), Debra Locke (Steve Remesic), two sisters; Mary Joan Bower (Ted), and Valerie Tilley; 19 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Glenn was preceded in death by a brother, G.O. Hoy and two sisters, Irene Wakefield and Betty Fisher. Visitation will be held from 6-7:30pm, Monday, October 9th at Colonial Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 2pm, Tuesday, October 10th at Smithfield Baptist Church, 100 Wainwright Drive, Smithfield, followed by burial in St. Luke's Memorial Park. Committal will be immediately followed by a reception in Smithfield Baptist Church. The family suggests memorial contributions to IOW Relay For Life
, American Cancer Society
, C/O Pam Jordan, 18214 Farmview Lane, Windsor, VA 23487. Arrangements are in the care of Colonial Funeral Home, 14214 Carrollton Blvd., Carrollton, 23314. Condolences and remembrances are encouraged at colonialfuneralhomesmithfield.com
Published by Daily Press on Oct. 8, 2017.