Clark County Clipper, March 1, 1928


John Q. Hoover died shortly after midnight Monday morning, February 27th, 1928, in this city at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Frank Culp with whom he had made his home for the past eight years.  Mr. Hoover has been in poor health the past two or three years and since last fall had been confined to his room most of the time.

Before coming to Ashland, Mr. Hoover had made his home for 35 years in Wichita at 1148 North Washington Avenue.  Mr. Hoover was a brick mason and contractor and was well known in the building trades of Wichita.  He was a member of the I. O. O. F. in Wichita.

The deceased was born at Darlington, Indiana, and was living in his 80th year at the time of his death.  He is survived by two sons, Charles H. and Fred of Wichita, and one daughter, Mrs. Frank Culp of Ashland.

The body was taken to Wichita for burial, having been prepared for interment by M. G. Stevenson, local undertaker.  The funeral services were held at the Lahey and Martin mortuary, Wichita, Tuesday at 4 p.m. and interment was made in Maple Grove cemetery.

Contributed by ~Shirley Brier~ October 27, 2005.


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