Donford A. Hoover, age 70, of Buckhannon, died Wednesday,
March 4, 2009, at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg. He was born August 16, 1938, at
Hemlock, WV, a son of the late James Cecil and Nellie Jane Leigh Hoover. He is survived by his companion, Lellie Williams
of Marshall, VA, one son, Michael Hoover of Buckhannon, granddaughter Shaylynn Hoover of Walkersville, grandsons; Nicholas,
Zachary and Mike Hoover, one brother, Holly J. Hoover of Buckhannon; three sisters, Luellen Morgan of Dailey,
WV, Ireta Davis of Pelzer, SC and Evalena Palmer of Holts Summit, MO, several nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers; Odbert, Elondois and Dencil Hoover, one
sister, Leota Tenney and his ex-wife Dixie Lane Hoover. He was a veteran of the US Army, having served in Vietnam.
Friends will be received at the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel on Friday, March 6,
2009, from 4-9 PM Funeral
services will be held at the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel on Saturday, March 7, 2009, at 1:00 PM, with
Pastor Holly J. Hoover officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery at Hemlock. The Buckhannon
VFW Post #3663, the Frank B. Bartlett Post #7 American Legion and the DAV Chapters #5 and #36 will conduct military honors
at the graveside.
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