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home : obituaries : obituaries April 28, 2016

3/18/2013 8:00:00 AM
Barth J. Hooker
July 28, 1953 - March 15, 2013



Barth J. Hooker, 59, Rochester, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at his residence.

He was born on July 28, 1953, in Rochester, the son of Jack Barth and Carolyn Jane (Coplen) Hooker.

Barth served with the United States Army during the Vietnam War. In 1994, at Kissimmee, Fla., he married Christine Jones and she survives.

Mr. Hooker spent many years in the Orlando, Fla., area working as a union cement finisher and mason for Disney, working at the various Disney properties in Orlando. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Rochester. He enjoyed coaching his daughters' softball teams and enjoyed watching sports of all kinds.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Hooker, Rochester; daughters, Jane Hooker, Rochester, and Jada Hooker, Rochester; sisters, Sheila Bohm, Rochester, and Lisa Keefe, Rochester; brother, Brian and wife Tammy Hooker, Rochester; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and stepson, Jonathan Howard Kamp.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, with the Rev. Mike VanHeyningen officiating.

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to service the day of the funeral.

Burial will be in the Athens Cemetery, Athens, where military graveside services will be conducted by the Rochester American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanbrosfh.com.



Reader Comments

Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Article comment by: mark hoffman

AM GLAD TO HAVE KNOWN BARTH HOOKER, HE IS A FANTASIC PERSON, AND HE WAS A DISTANT COUSIN OF MINE THRU THE SAYGER FAMILY,REST IN PEACE BARTH, GOD BLESS TO YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES.

Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Article comment by: julia crane

Mrs Hooker and family:

I did not know Barth but do remember seeing his smiling face around Rochester and will always remember him, may he RIP and remember he was loved.


Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2013
Article comment by: Stephanie Janicek

Sheila and family, George and I are so sorry for the loss of your brother. We think of your family often and wish the best for all of you in your grief and recovery. Stephanie and George Janicek

Posted: Saturday, March 23, 2013
Article comment by: Connie Sutton

RHS Class of '71 has lost a great classmate! Barth was always smiling. God bless his family in their time of grief and loss.

Connie Sutton


Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Article comment by: ernie newman

Sorry for your loss. Barth made the neighbor hood so much fun when we were kids. too all the Hookers family again sorry for your loss. ernie newmanenie


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