William Harvey HooverAugust 19, 1925 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 92)
William Harvey “Bill” Hoover, 92, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. He was born August 19, 1925 in Princeton, MO to the late Harry H. and Lenna (Shirley) Hoover.
Bill was an over the road truck driver for many years logging more than 4 Million miles. Upon his retirement he went to work as a courier and general maintenance for Metro North State Bank. He and his wife of 71, years, Celeste, visited all 50 states—48 by car. Celeste said she thinks he was happiest when he had the steering wheel between his hands.
He is survived by his wife Margaret Celeste Hoover, son Lyle (Deborah) Hoover, daughters Arla Gentry, Sharon (Tal) Henderson and Linda (Everett) King; 11 grandchildren and 29 ¼ great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Bill is preceded in death by his sister Lorene and Brother Shirley Hoover; and his beloved “Pup Dog” Tuffy
Visitation will be Monday, January 15, 2018 from 9:30 AM until time of service at 11 AM at Terrace Park Funeral Home, 801 NW 108th St. (169 Hwy & Shoal Creek) Kansas City, MO. Burial will be in Terrace Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children https://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/shc/donate Share online condolences at TerraceParkFuneral.com.
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