John David Hoover Sr.

John David Hoover Sr., 71 of Commodore, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020.

He was born March 10, 1949, in Indiana, a son of the late John and Erma (Lawson) Hoover.

He married Leona R. Furman on Jan. 17, 1998.

Surviving are his wife, Leona; three children, Sally (Brian) Fleming, John Hoover Jr. and James (Janet) Hoover; 10 grandchildren, Dalton Felton, Chris, Ryan, Josephine, Angela and Betty Campbell, Cody, Savannah and McKayla Hoover, and Angel Bishop; one great-grandchild, Athena Allen; a brother-in-law, Leonard “Buddy Boy” Sharon; and his puppy pal, Buddy.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Sharon.

John was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving in the Vietnam War. He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, the National Rifle Association and was a member of the Carrolltown Legion Post 506. John enjoyed woodworking and loved his motorcycles.

Friends will be received Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Barrett Funeral Home, 822 Philadelphia Ave., Northern Cambria, where a funeral service will take place Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Richard Ulery officiating. Committal will take place at Cookport Methodist Cemetery.