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Charles James “Jim” Hoover
May 11, 1934 – August 30, 2010


Aumsville – Jim, 76, died Monday in Aumsville. He was born in Castle Rock, Washington. Jim was raised in Sweet Home, living many years in Mill City and Gates, and the last 5 years in Aumsville. He owned and operated  Hoover’s Supply and Forester Equipment in Mill City for many years. Jim was married to Shirley Cutsforth and they had 4 children; he then later married Diane Quinlan, who preceded him in death. He was a machinist, mechanic, and an inventor with several patents. Jim enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing and traveling. He was a lifetime member of the Elks and the NRA and attended Stayton United Methodist Church.

Jim is survived by companion Margie Fagan of Aumsville; son and daughter-in-law, Don and Cathy Hoover of Gates; daughters and sons-in-laws, Laura and Keith Williamson of Tempe, AZ and Elaine and Tim Fritz of Lebanon; step-daughter, Kim Burkhart of Colbert, WA;  sister, Geneva Jacobson of Prineville and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter Sandra, and one sister, Iris.

Memorial Service will be Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 11:00 am at Stayton United Methodist Church. Private interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Gates. Contributions may be made to Fairview Cemetery Association or to Stayton United Methodist Church.  Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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