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Born:
27-May-1937
Place of Birth:
Browning, Illinois
Death:
24-Apr-2013
Place of Death:
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Occupation:
Accountant and IT Consultant
27-May-1937
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24-Apr-2013
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Gerald L. Hoover

Gerald Loren “Jerry” Hoover, age 75, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his family by his side.

Jerry was born in Browning, Illinois, May 27, 1937. He graduated from Hennepin High School, Hennepin, Illinois, in 1955. Soon after, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served as a Pharmacy Specialist from 1955 to 1959. Upon his discharge, he worked at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka, Kansas and later with E.R. Squibb in Pharmaceutical Sales in Western Kansas.

He later changed his interest to Accounting and worked various jobs while completing the requirements for his degree. He graduated from Pittsburg State University in 1974. Following graduation he worked as Accounting/Office Manager for ten years at Western Drill in Chanute, Kansas.

In 1984, Jerry married Barbara Tyler in Parsons, Kansas, and they moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma. He held several accounting positions, including Accounting Manager at Arkansas Valley Petroleum and later as comptroller of 4 Front Petroleum. During semi-retirement he worked various contract/consulting positions through AcctKnowledge of Tulsa.

He loved cooking, gardening, reading, and golf. He leaves behind his wife, Barbara Ellen Hoover, 9 surviving siblings, 2 children, 5 step-children, 4 grandchildren, 11 step-grandchildren, and 6 step-great-grandchildren.

Jerry was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, where services will be held on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warriors. (Look for the link on the left-hand side of this page to contribute online.)

Condolences may be sent through the guest book on this page.

Condolences

Stefani Wiederkehr
You will be missed uncle Jerry! You were always my favorite uncle. Traci and mark I am so sorry for your loss! I love you guys
Kim & Russ Christensen
We will miss you uncle Gerald!!! We love you!
Lisa Hatfield
Traci, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Lisa
Sue Schultz
So sorry for your loss...
Wilma Hoover
My heartfelt sympathy to you all. Jerry was a sweetheart like his big brother. He will be missed. Rest in peace Jerry and give your big brother a hug for me.
Kathryn Cometsevah
My deepest condolences and prayers. May the lord watch over you and the family through these trying times. God Bless.
Bonnie Hunt
Gerald I love you and will miss you very much. You were a such a wonderful person, the kind that this world needs more of! I was always so proud to have you for a brother! You will forever live in our hearts through the precious memories that we have of you. Barb, I pray that God will comfort and watch over you. Mark and Traci, I pray that God will comfort and bless you both. Love, Bonnie
Jan and Greg Schueller
Dear Barbara and family, Our hearts and prayers go out to you at this very difficult time. We will always remember Jerry's smile, sense of humor and his wonderful hugs! He will be missed by so many. sending love and hugs your way..Jan and Greg
Debbie Payton
Barb,Mark, & Tracy, My deepest sympathy to you and your families. He has been reunited with Grandpa & Grandma and my dear daddy. May he rest in peace.
Sis and gib
Barb and your family, Traci and Mark, So sorry to hear of my "little" brothers' passing.Will always remember the good times--golfing when we nearly froze to death our tour on the ditch bank in the gator looking for weeds to make arrangements for the reunion and many more. May he enjoy his reunion in heaven with his loved ones. God bless you all.
Michael Hoover
Aunt Barb and family, we are sorry to hear of Uncle Jerry's passing. You are in our prayers. Mike and Donna Hoover