Floyd Hoover

Floyd Elmer Hoover

1919 - 2012

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Floyd E. Hoover, age 93, formerly of Idetown, died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Willow Ridge Center of Hatboro, surrounded by his family. Floyd was the beloved husband of the late Helen (Boice) Hoover for 63 years. Born in Idetown, he was the son of the late Elmer and Mable (Ide) Hoover. Before his retirement Floyd was a fork lift operator for the American Store Warehouse, Forty Fort, for 38 years. He was a member of the Central Pennsylvania Teamsters Union Local 401. Floyd enjoyed spending time working in his garage. He was known in the community as the "go to guy" to fix lawn mowers. Floyd was a sports fan. He spent many Sundays watching NASCAR. For many years he enjoyed riding his 1949 Harley Davidson. Floyd was a member of the Black Diamond Motorcycle Club. He was especially proud of the restoration of his 1936 REO "Flying Cloud" 4 door sedan. Floyd is survived by his daughter Patsy Long and his son-in-law Dean Long, three granddaughters, Tricia Long and her friend, Bob Shaw; Trayci Parish and her husband, Michael; Terianne Taggart and her husband Michael, and three great-grandchildren, Joshua Long, Logan Parish and Ella Rose Parish. He also is survived by his brother, Lester Hoover and his wife Virginia of Idetown and his sister Roxie Haines and her husband the Rev. David Haines of Quakertown. Floyd will be deeply missed by his family and by all who came to know him at Willow Ridge Center, particularly his roommate, Arnold Frank. Mr. Hoover's funeral will be held Thursday at 11:00 am from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., corner of routes 29 & 118, Pikes Creek with the Rev. David Haines officiating. Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Thursday from 9:30 am to the time of the service at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the resident activity fund at the Willow Ridge Center, 3485 Davisville Road, Hatboro, PA 19040-4220.
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Funeral Service

11:00 am
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., Hunlock Creek, PA
2386 State Route 118 Hunlock
Creek, Pennsylvania, United States