Wednesday, October 21st, 2009
LeRoy E. Hoaglin, 76, of Van Wert, died at 7:55 a.m. Oct. 20, 2009, at Adams County Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ind.
He was born Dec. 15, 1932, in Van Wert County to David Emery and Zelpha Agnes Wolfcale Hoaglin. On April 11, 1958, he married Janet L. Fickert, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, David L. (Evelyn) Hoaglin, Convoy and Rodney E. (Karen) Hoaglin, Van Wert; a daughter, Vickie (Steve) Thatcher, Decatur; six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
Deceased is a sister, Beverly Fair.
He retired from Courtesy Motors in Decatur in 2001 where he had worked as a mechanic. He was a member of Ohio State Antique Tractor Pullers Association, Flat Rock Gas Engine, Steam and Tractor Club, Old Fashioned Farmers Association, Buckeye Farm Antiques, Inc. and Wheels of Yesteryear Antique Club, Bluffton, Ind. He graduated in 1951 from Convoy-Union High School.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Cowan and Son Funeral Home, Van Wert, the Rev. Dr. Timothy Burden officiating. Burial is at I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Convoy.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. and one hour prior to service Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.
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