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obit Hoopingarner pic 5-10-14Robert E. Hoopingarner, age 95 of Freeport Rd. near Smyrna died peacefully at his home on Thursday, May 08, 2014. He was born April 27, 1919 near Ragersville, Ohio the son of the late Welty D. and Naomi Ida Zurcher Hoopingarner.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Irene Shaffer and Viola Miller and two brothers, Woodrow and Jasper Hoopingarner.

Friends and family may call at the Bond Funeral Home, Londonderry Friday from 6–8 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home Saturday May 10, 2014 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Bob Merritt officiating. Military Graveside services will follow at Fairview Cemetery where he will be laid to rest beside his beloved wife. Words of comfort may be sent to the family at .

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.