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Donald "Don" W. Hookom Jr.

October 12, 1935 ~ August 19, 2019 (age 83)

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Obituary

HOOKOM, Donald W. Jr., 83, of Brooksville, Florida passed away at home on Monday, August 19, 2019 after a hard fought battle with cancer.

Don was born October 12, 1935 in Virginia and spent his retirement years in Florida. Don was an Air Force pilot and mechanical engineer transitioning to aeronautical engineering, following which, he became the owner and director of Hookom-Craver Funeral Home in Milford, Ohio. He was a Master Mason and a Shriner.

Don was the most kind, loving, gentle and generous person and was loved by many.  He never met a stranger and he gave so much and took so little. 

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Susan, with whom he shared a great love; his sons, Donald, David, Erik and John; his brother, Jim; his many friends; and his cherished Great Danes and Waylon the Frenchie.

A celebration of Don's life will be held at 11:00am, Saturday, August 31, 2019 at
The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, Florida.

 

ARRANGEMENTS BY
MERRITT FUNERAL HOME
BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA
(352)796-6699
“Family Owned & Operated”
www.merrittfuneral.com

Services

Celebration of Life
Saturday
August 31, 2019

11:00 AM
The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation
4408 Gulf Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34217

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