Leon Hoover

Leon Hoover, 85, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Sunday, September 9, 2018 as the result of a single vehicle accident on Highway 704 in Adair County.

He was born April 23, 1933, in the Chance community, to the late Tom and Annie Nokes Hoover, a member of Emory Chapel United Methodist Church, a U.S. Army Veteran, serving during the Korean War and retired from Reynolds Aluminum.

Survivors include; his wife, Dawn Estes Hoover of Columbia; three children, Kelly Hoover of Columbia, Terry Hoover of Woodstock, Georgia, John Hoover of Somerset; two brothers, Charles Hoover of Illinois and Norman Hoover of Chance; one sister, Valley Shearin of Chance; several other relatives and friends.

The family has chosen cremation and no public visitation or funeral will be held.

Memorials can be made to either the Burbridge Cemetery Fund or Emory Chapel United Methodist Church.  These may be left at the funeral home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.