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Leesville-Memorial Service for Edgar Denton Hoover, Sr., 94, will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Wittenberg Lutheran Church with the Rev. Emily Edenfield officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wittenberg Lutheran Church P. O. Box 3447 B-L, SC 29070 or Generations of B-L 111 Generations Blvd. B-L, SC 29006. Barr-Price Funeral Home and Crematorium, Historic B-L Chapel is assisting the family.
Mr. Hoover passed away Saturday, January 12, 2019. Born in Batesburg, he was the son of the late Rufus Edward and Gladys Minish Hoover. He was a member of Wittenberg Lutheran Church where he served in the choir. Mr. Hoover retired from Lexington School District #3.
Surviving include his son, Edgar D. Hoover, Jr.; daughters, Jan (Jeffrey) Shealy, Dee (Dean) Bedenbaugh, and Lisa (Mike) Sumerel; 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife Leila Nichols Hoover; brothers, Vincent, Rufus, and Bobs Hoover; and sisters, Faith Hoover, Adeline Sharpe, Florence Cannon, Mary Jo Lewis, and Gwendolyn McMahon.