Gordon Earl Hoover (March 28, 1937 – February 10, 2020)

Gordon Earl Hoover passed away peacefully after a valiant effort on February 10, 2020 at the age of 82 years.

Gordon will be sadly missed by his loving wife Dorothy Hoover, children Debbie Gold (Bill) of Burnaby, BC, Donna Hoover of Williams Lake, BC, Deidre Heard (Allan) of Merritt, BC, Derek Hoover (Sharon) of Parkland Country, AB, as well as eight grandchildren; Dayne Smelser (Kyle), Eric Gold, Mike Fairhurst, Chris Fairhurst, Chad Heard (Stephanie), Krista Kozoriz (Shane), Ashley Hoover and Amanda Hoover, four great-grandchildren; Claire Kozoriz, Nolan Kozoriz, Zariah Heard and Evelyn Smelser and sister, Edith Jarvis. Sadly predeceased by his parents, Earle and Mary Hoover, and sister, Helen Lindsay.

Also known by his nickname, ‘Cookie’, Gordon loved hockey, camping, travel and being with his family. He will be remembered as a generous spirit, compassionate, thoughtful, and always putting his family first.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (www.cancer.ca)

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