Herman Azel "Pop" Hoover, 94, of Asheboro passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Forsyth Hospital.
Mr. Hoover was born in Randolph County on July 6, 1922 to Monroe and Renie Sheffield Hoover. He attended Farmer School. Herman served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was retired from L-Ranch Furniture. Herman had a love for the land and enjoyed farming. He was a lifelong farmer and still enjoyed getting on the John Deere tractor. Herman and his son Donald bagged and sold deer corn to many people in the Randolph County area. He also enjoyed Bluegrass music, the Western Channel, and his dogs. Pop loved spending time with his family. Our family has so many wonderful memories of the time we spent together. Pop really enjoyed watching his granddaughters Kari and Bevan play sports. Herman attended Back Creek Friends Meeting for more than 60 years.
In addition to his parents, Herman was preceded in death by his sisters, Esther Hoover Robbins, Alice Hoover Gallimore, and Florence Hoover Parrish, his brothers, Jasper Hoover, Bascome Hoover, Murray Byrd Hoover, Troy Edgar Hoover, and Arthur Monroe Hoover, and his great granddaughter, Madelyn Kate Six.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Norma VonCannon Hoover; daughter, Rena Gale McLeod and husband Mike of Asheboro; sons, Donald Hoover of Asheboro and Stansel Hoover and wife Donna of Asheboro; granddaughters, Kari Six and husband Kevin of Randleman and Bevan Hoover of Asheboro; and great grandson, Trey Six.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm at Back Creek Friends Meeting with Pastor Jon Reece officiating. Interment will follow at Randolph Memorial Park.
Donations may be made to the Back Creek Friends Meeting Cemetery Fund, 139 Back Creek Church Rd., Asheboro, NC 27205 or Hospice of Randolph, P.O. Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204-0009.