Aug. 28, 1912 — Jan. 27, 2007
SANDUSKY — Virgil J. Hoon, 94, of Sandusky, died Saturday in the Lutheran Memorial Home in Sandusky.
He was born Aug. 28, 1912 in Dixon, Tenn. to the late Ned. F. and Emma P. (Mooren) Hoon and came to this area in 1963 from Cleveland. He was an Army veteran, serving during World War II at Normandy. He received the Purple Heart.
He was a former employee of Swift and Company in Cleveland, co-owner of the Western Auto Store in Norwalk for 15 years, and was a former desk clerk for several Sandusky-area motels.
He was a life member of Sandusky Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2529.
He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughter, Patsy Wolfe of Olena; a son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Pam Hoon of Huron; four grandchildren and a great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Jess Hoon.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St. Norwalk, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Fred Wiechers, pastor of St. Peter Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Memorial Home Health and Hospice, 430 South Main St. Clyde, Ohio 43410 or to the Lutheran Memorial Home, 795 Bardshar Sandusky, Ohio 44870.