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Edward "Ed" Hoover

July 11, 1959 ~ January 23, 2018 (age 58)
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Edward “Ed” Hoover, age 58, went to be with his Lord, Tuesday, January 23, 2018. He was born July 11, 1959 to Ross and Dorothy (Coffman) Hoover.  He was preceded in death by his father Ross Hoover and brother Michael Hoover.

He will be remembered by his wife, Lynn of 32 years; children, Alexander (Carmen) Hoover, Michelle (Bryan) Rose; siblings, Marty (Lisa) Hoover, Douglas (Julianna) Hoover; grandchildren, Bryan and Connor who loved their “Bebo”, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Ed graduated from the University of Michigan and Western Michigan University. Ed was a season ticket holder for Michigan Football for over 25 years, rarely missing a game.

Ed was an avid fly fisherman and conservationist. He also loved hunting, snowmobiling, and coaching his son’s baseball team.

Ed was a member of the Kalamazoo Valley Chapter Trout Unlimited, Grand Rapids Civic Theater, and East Grand Rapids Rotary Club.

Celebration of Life Rendezvous will be held in July. Cremation has taken place, per Ed’s request there will be no service.

In honor of Edward and in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to KVCTU, 12245 Southgate Dr., Plainwell, MI 49080. 

The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at

Donations may be made to:

KVCTU - Kalamazoo Valley Chapter Trout Unlimited
12245 Southgate Dr., Plainwell MI 49080
Tel: 1-269-720-9172
Web: http://

Treasurer: Char Hammond - 269-664-4100 (h)

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