Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

October 29, 2013


Oct. 27, 2013

Hendricks County Flyer

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Harry Hoop Jr. of Clayton died Sunday at the age of 92.

Born Sept. 18, 1921, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Harry and Lena (Feuchter) Hoop. He married Delores Darrow in 1945 and she survives. They celebrated 68 years of marriage in October of this year.

Mr. Hoop graduated from Manual High School and served during World War II in the Mighty Eighth Army Air Core. He worked for Hygrade as a trucking distribution superintendent for 27 years and was a superintendent with Yellow Freight until retiring in 1986.

His memberships included Hazelwood Christian Church and Plainfield Legion Post 0329, and he was a past member of the Eagles Lodge.

Also surviving are three sons, Chester (Pamela) Hoop of Danville, Stephen (Betty) Hoop, and Bud (Joni) Hoop of Clayton; two daughters, Evelyn (Bob) Bleil of Kingsley, Iowa, and Candace Hoop of Clayton; two sisters, Betty (Paul) Jacks and Bertie Mae (Huck) Huckleberry of Indianapolis; 14 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

A son, Richard A. Hoop, preceded him in death.

Services are 1 p.m. Oct. 31 at Hazelwood Christian Church, with visitation there for three hours prior to services. Burial will be at Clayton Cemetery. Weaver & Randolph Funeral Home, Clayton, is entrusted with arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent at WeaverAndRandolphFuneralHomes.com.