March 27, 1941—Dec. 7, 2012
Jimmy Dale Hoover, 71, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 7, 2012, at his home. Funeral services were held at the Memorial Baptist Church with burial at Cold Springs Cemetery. Officiating was Jim's nephew, Pastor Michael McCoy, assisted by Pastor Scott Monday and Pastor Emeritus Bill Roberts.
He was born March 27, 1941, in Roane County, and grew up in Clarkrange. Jimmy was the eldest son born to Haskel and Rissie Adkins Hoover of Clarkrange. His professional years included supervisor of medical laboratory, hospital administrator, primary care clinic coordinator, medical supply and pharmaceutical representative for Parks Medical and McKesson Pharmaceutical.
Jimmy Hoover was a member of Memorial Baptist Church and Middle Men Sunday school class.
He loved all sports, fishing and especially hunting with his famous Original Mountain Cur dogs. He was a charter member of the Original Mt. Cur Breeders Association and served as president and board member. He was a sports writer for the national magazine Full Cry. He enjoyed entertaining and had the privilege of having frequent visits from friends across the United States.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Helen Ledbetter Hoover of Crossville; son, Dr. Gregory Hoover and wife, Jill, of Knoxville; precious grandchildren, Colby, Joshua, Noah and Megan Hoover; brother, Randy Hoover and wife, Kathy, of Crossville; sister-in-law, Patty Hoover of Clarkrange; brothers-in-law, Jesse Ledbetter and Julian Ledbetter and wife, Maxine, of Crossville; sister-in-law, Joyce Ledbetter Phipps and husband, Earl, of Nashville; sisters-in-law, Vivian and Fay Ledbetter of Crossville; brother-in-law, Dean McCoy and wife, Mary, of Clarkrange; and a host of loved nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents Haskel and Rissie Adkins Hoover; brother, Roger Hoover; infant sister, Carolyn, and infant brother, Jerry Hoover; sister-in-law, Carolyn Ledbetter Lowhorn and husband, Jimmy; brother-in-law, Lyle Ledbetter and sister-in-law Louise Ledbetter McCoy.
Pallbearers were grandsons, Colby, Joshua and Noah Hoover; brother, Randy Hoover; and nephews, Marty Hoover and Vince Lowhorn. Honorary pallbearers were brothers-in-law, Julian Ledbetter, Jesse Ledbetter and Earl Phipps.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
March 27, 1941—Dec. 7, 2012
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