Ephraim F. Hoover Jr., age 80, of Milton, died Jan. 11, 2013.
He was a native of Rutherford County and was the son of the late, Ephraim, and Mary Jane Curlee Hoover. Mr. Hoover was a Christian and retired from Bridgestone, and enjoyed working on his farm in Milton. He was a lifetime member of the Volunteer Beagle Club.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Elise Hoover; children, Kathy Hoover and husband Mike Muller, Tommy Hoover and wife Nina, Allen Hoover and wife Kathy, Marty Hoover and wife, Pamela, Terry Hoover; Ten grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Jerry Hoover, David Hoover; Sisters, Nellie Hutchins, Joyce Bolinger.
Memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Hoover to Caris Healthcare.
Funeral service will be 5:00 p.m. Sunday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Murfreesboro. Webb Schrader will officiate. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. until service time at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, Murfreesboro. www.woodfinchapel.com