William G. "Skip" Hoover, age 70, of Joplin, Mo., passed away at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, September 24, 2017, at Mercy McCune-Brooks Hospital, in Carthage. Skip was born January 4, 1947, in Joplin, and was a lifetime Joplin resident.
He was employed as a maintenance specialist with Mid America Precision Products Co. Skip was a member of several car clubs and enjoyed riding his Harley.
Skip married Wanda Harmon September 9, 1983, in Miami, Okla. She survives.
Additional survivors include a son, Jeff Hoover; a daughter, Lori Prichard; a sister, Sonjia Owens and husband, Norm; and two brothers-in-law, Jack Harmon and Jerry Harmon and wife, Maria. Skip was preceded in death by a daughter, Allie Whitmore; and a sister, Monte Guido.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Hornet Cemetery, with friends and family officiating. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Friday at the Mason-Woodard Chapel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mason-Woodard Mortuary, of Joplin.
Published on September 26, 2017