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Rickey Dale Hoover, age 69, of the Newdale Community, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Jessie and Helen Hoover. He was preceded in death by sisters: Donna Robinson, Edna Hoover and Alice Wyatt and brothers: Clifton, David and Daniel Hoover. Rickey was a kind and loving soul who was always looking out for other needs above his own. He enjoyed life, traveling, especially going to Cherokee and his little dog "Sweet Pea".
Surviving is his sisters: Hazel Roberts of Burnsville and Wilma McCall of Swannanoa; brothers: Dennis Hoover and wife, Jean, of Lincolnton and Edd Hoover of Spruce Pine and sister-in-law, Carla Hoover of Bakersville. Numerous nieces and nephews, whom he adored, also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 26th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Brother Scott Dotson will officiate. Burial will follow in the Morning Star Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Gideons International at PO Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714.