Melvin G. Hoover, 84, of Fairlea, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2023, at his home after an extended illness.
Melvin was born March 29, 1938, at Kingston, WV, and was the son of the late Forrest and Ruby Hoke Hoover.
Melvin was a retired mechanic for ABB in Lewisburg; a member of the Clifton Presbyterian Church, where he served as a Deacon; and a choir member. Melvin was a proud Navy Veteran, having served on the USS Muliphen (AKA-61).
Other than his parents, Melvin was preceded in death his son, Don Hoover; sisters, Margie Frame, Carolyn Ratliff, Virginia Stone, and Jean Grady; brothers, Robert, Forrest, Kenneth, and John Hoover.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Carol R. Hoover; daughter, Ruth Ann Gregory of Fairlea; grandsons, Andrew G. Hoover and Robert M. Gregory; brothers, Bill Hoover and wife, Janet Kay, of Asbury and Jim Hoover and wife, Anna, of Lewisburg; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2023, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg with Rev. Ron Miller officiating and Military Rites conducted by American Legion Post 26 Honor Guard.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. until time of service at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Dr. Robert Shirey and Rev. Ron Miller.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like all donations to be sent to Clifton Presbyterian Church.
Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Information submitted by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.