Harvey Hoover

Harvey Hoover passed away April 22, 2016.

He was born in Wabash County to the late Burvia Lincoln and Mable Cleo (Long) Hoover.

He was a lifelong resident and farmer of Wabash County. He had a passion for farming and was a self-taught carpenter. A "true" craftsman. He loved spending time with his family and he helped everyone with electric, plumbing, construction, and mechanical projects.  He was a very "gifted" man.  He had a witty sense of humor and loved to joke around and was also very good at swing dancing.  Everyone who knew him will miss him very much.

His body was flown to Baltimore, Md., as he wanted his body to be donated to science (anatomy gifts registry). His ashes will be carefully placed at a later time.

Harvey had four children. Lisa (Tim) Couch, Gas City; Michael Harvey Hoover, Wabash; Dixie (Todd) Wheatley, Roann; and Tadd Hoover, Wabash; three grandchildren, Christopher (Megan) Rapp, Wabash, Stacy (Brian) Litwin, Colorado, and Macy Hoover, Wabash; a great-granddaughter, Willow Rose Rapp, Wabash; brothers, Larry (Jane) Hoover, Wabash; and Fred (Mel) Hoover, Wabash and six sisters, Doris (Bob) Mattern, Florida; Norma (Marvia) Wilcox, Servia; Mary (Eugene) Schenkel, Huntington; Irene (Larry "Doc") Donaldson, Roann; Ethel (Paul) Fogel, LaFontaine; and Nancy (Max) Neher, Madison, IN; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A sister, Virgia (Lowell) Schnepp, Urbana; and one brother, Doyle (Bonnie) Hoover, North Manchester, are deceased. 

A memorial service will be take place Saturday, May 7, at St. Paul's Huntington County Line Church on 400N East of State Road 13.  Service will start at noon and a potluck lunch will begin afterwards.

The family requests that everyone bring a dish as Harvey had a large family and many friends. Pastor Tim Prater will lead the service.


Posted on 2016 Apr 28