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James "Jim" Hoover
(October 27, 1940 - December 10, 2013)

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James "Jim" Hoover, 73, of Brodhead, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at his residence.

He was born in Kings Mt., Kentucky on October 27, 1940, son of the late Marshall and Allie Martin Hoover. He was a veteran of the Korean war, serving in the U.S. Air Force. He was a retired trim carpenter and craftsman of all trade. He wrote songs, music and poetry of all kinds and could play any musical instruments he wanted. He was president of foster parents for a few years. He loved riding his Harley Davidson and showing it and also loved flying airplanes. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Shirley Pence Hoover, whom he married on August 20, 1970, one daughter, Shena Hensley and two granddaughters, Latosha and Cheyene Hensley. He loved all of them very much.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Beulah Hoover.

A funeral service will be held at 1 PM Friday, December 13, 2013 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Slade Moore officiating.

Burial will be in Etna Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 6 PM Thursday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Donations may be made in memory of James "Jim" Hoover c/o Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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