US Air Force

Park Eugene Hoover

June 24, 1942 ~ December 7, 2021 (age 79)


Park Eugene Hoover, age 79, of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away following a brief illness on Tuesday, December 7, 2021.


Born in Pasadena, California, on June 24, 1942, to the late Myron and Bessie Hoover, Park had devoted his life to being a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. A four-year United States Air Force Veteran, serving from 1960-1964, Park served as an Air Traffic Controlman, who was responsible for monitoring the entire Southeast Coast of the United States during the Cuban Crisis Era. In 1996, Park and his wife, Susan, established the non-profit corporation, Quality of Life Association (QOLA) and he also made many contributions to The Muscular Dystrophy Foundation. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Park will forever be remembered as a devoted family and businessman, who loved helping others and a great storyteller and comedian, who always appreciated a good joke. He will surely be missed by his loving family and friends.

Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by, his wife of twenty four years, Marilyn Hoover; and two sons, Justin Turner and Jimmie Turner.

Survivors include his loving wife of thirty four years, Susan Hoover; three daughters, Christa (Tom) French, Joy (Tom) Underwood and Casie (George) Meade; one sister, Shirley Nieman; eleven grandchildren, Jeremi Hoover, Kenneth (Allison) French, Julissa (Benjamin) Ennis, Alex (Sarah) Turner, Brina Carrier, Jarod Underwood, Brady Turner, Shane Turner, Jessica Underwood, Taylor Meade, and Wyatt (Raven) French; four great grandchildren, Abigail, Eileen, Leopold and Elle; special nephew, Eric Nieman; and Very Special Dog, “Pretty”.

Funeral services will be held at Coffee County Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 3PM. No visitation is expected.

At this time, tentatively, committal services will be held at Chattanooga National Veterans Cemetery on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 2PM (EST).

Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to assist the family with the arrangements.

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