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David J. Hoover, 66, of Butler, passed way Friday, June 28, 2019, at his home.
Born July 8, 1952 in Butler, he was a son of the late Joseph F. Hoover and Elizabeth G. “Betty” Hoover.
David was a 1970 graduate of Karns City High School and received his Bachelors degree from Clarion University. He was an Elementary School Teacher for the Karns City School District, retiring in 2006. He continued teaching, working for the Elias Driving School in Butler for the past 20 years.
He coached high school basketball and volleyball for many years while teaching. He enjoyed playing tennis, vacationing at the Outer Banks, and followed all local sports. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren and watching them participate in their activities.
Surviving are his daughters, Courtney (Joseph) Behrens and Brianna (Colin) Leyland, all of Butler.
7 grandchildren: Lucia, Jules and Kian Leyland; Grace, Hudson and Kailyn Behrens; Marcus Lantz.
His niece, Lorie (Michael) Conroy, and her daughters Ashley and Alyssa.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Richard B. Hoover and also an infant sister.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at, 10:00 a.m., at the Funeral Home. Pastor Denny Barger, will officiate. Interment will be in Bearcreek Cemetery, Petrolia.
Memorial Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association 112 Washington Place, Suite 15E, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, or to the American Heart Association, 444 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.