Robert L. Hoover

Robert Leo Hoover, 76, of Fort Wayne, IN, and a graduate of Huntington Catholic High School, died Monday, April 23, 2018, at 8:22 a.m. at his home.

He was born May 23, 1941, in Delphi to Frank and Dorothy Monnett Hoover. He married Jean Boardman at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash, on Nov. 24, 1962, and she survives.

Mr. Hoover was a 1959 graduate of Huntington Catholic High School. He was the store manager at Clark's Finer Foods in Wabash for 30 years and also worked seven years at Lewis Bakery/Holsum Bread in Fort Wayne. He was a volunteer for the Community Cupboard Food Pantry at the Winchester Senior Center and in 2009 received a “key’ to the City of Wabash. He was a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne. He lived in Wabash 64 years before moving to Fort Wayne in 2009.

Additional survivors are two sons, Shawn Hoover, of Fort Wayne, and Shane Hoover, of Garrett; a sister, Joyce Robison of Lafayette; and two grandchildren, Haley Hoover and Hayden Hoover, both of Fort Wayne.

Calling is Wednesday, April 25, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. A funeral services will be Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Will Smith officiating. Inurnment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

Memorials are to Community Cupboard at Winchester Senior Center, 239 Bond St., Wabash.