J.W. Hooper

September 2, 1942 – June 16, 2021

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J.W. “Buddy” Hooper, 78, passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at his home. He was born September 2, 1942, to Grady and Lois Hooper. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a Mason and a Shriner. He like to aggravate and be a jokester, and enjoyed fishing, gardening.

A Celebration of Life Service with Military Honors will be at 2:00 P.M. Friday, June 18, 2021, at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Hooper officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lois Hooper; one daughter, Beverly Jo Hooper; one son, Jason Hooper; five sisters, Silvia Trofinchuck, Betty Stacy, Brenda (James) Shouse, Glenda King and Edith Davis; and three grandchildren, Jaycob Hooper, JaMal Hooper and Rebecca Hooper.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Billy Hooper, Charles Hooper, Hilton Hooper, Joe Hooper and Jimmy Hooper; one sister, Linda Holley; and one brother-in-law, Donnie Holley.

Pallbearers are Timmy Hooper, Gary King, Jeff King, David Estes, Eddie Shouse, Fred Tyler and Scott Holley.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 17, 2021

  • A Celebration of Life

    Friday, June 18, 2021

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