OBITUARY

Bernard "Bun" Hoover

February 3, 1930July 28, 2018
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Bernard “Bun” E. Hoover, 88, Kansas City, Kansas passed away July 28, 2018. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM, with a Rosary to be prayed at 8 PM, Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 AM, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3024 N. 53rd St., Kansas City, Kansas 66104. Interment will be immediately following in Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery. Bun was born on February 3, 1930 in Greeley, Kansas to Price and Catherine Hoover and was one of seven children. He was an Army veteran serving in the Korean War. Bun was married to Patricia DiOrio for 71 years. He was a diesel mechanic for Yellow Freight for over 40 years and retired in 1992. He was a member of American Legion, VFW, and the Machinist Union. Bun was a hardworking man and provider for his family, he never put himself first. Bun treasured his wife and family. He was the rock of the family and was a very intelligent and quiet man. He enjoyed his family and working around the yard, house, and lake property. He was a perfectionist and built 3 houses in his lifetime. Bun enjoyed watching the Chiefs and Royals games. He had many friends and was loved and respected by all. Bun is preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, George, Hank, Al, and Clarence; and one sister, Dorothy Morgan. Bun is survived by his wife of 71 years, Pat Hoover; three daughters, Cindy (Alfred) Lanning, Debbie (Jim) Rhodes, and Gail (Kent) King; one sister, Mary Hoover; five grandchildren, Melissa, Melinda, Kevin, Matthew and Amanda; seven great grandchildren, Nycki, Rachel, Morgan, Lacey, Bryan, Shaunie and Bailey; two great great grandchildren, Grayson and Brianne; brother-in-law, Tony (JoAnn) DiOrio; and many nieces and nephews.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Kent King
  • Brett Cockerham
  • Kevin Lanning
  • Mike Moss
  • Bryan Lanning
  • Jason Graves

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 31, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, August 1, 2018

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Graveside Service
REMEMBERING

Bernard "Bun" Hoover

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Patti Bangert

July 30, 2018

Sending you all love and holding you in my heart. Love, Kiz

Brenda Gonzalez

July 30, 2018

Mr Hoover I’m going to miss you so much everyone knows how much I cared for you everytime you would see me you would give me that smile that I loved so much and you would always tell me stay out of trouble 😔 your family is so lucky to have had you as a father, grandfather,uncle your in a better place now I’m going to miss you from your little favorite girl Brenda

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