Reuben A. Hoobler, 77, of Jewett, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 at Valley Hospice
Care Center North in Steubenville. He was born Jan. 2, 1940 near Jewett, Ohio, a
son of the late Forrest Perry Hoobler and Eva Dorothy Snyder Hoobler Joseph.
Reuben was a retired mechanic, having worked at the former Pontiac Garage,
Consolidation Coal Co., Cravat Coal Co. and Argo Sales. He was an active member of
the First Church of Christ in Cadiz, belonged to Harrison Lodge 219, F. & A.M., and
was an Army veteran of the Vietnam Era.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Stanley
Joseph; brother, Raymond Hoobler; sister Arvella Delloma; and brothers-in-law,
Gordon Liggett and Ray Delloma.
Surviving are his wife, Jean Byers Hoobler; a son, Aaron (Mary) Hoobler of Los
Angeles; daughter, Stacy (Steve) Jones of Little Elm, TX; four grandchildren,
Cinnamon, Crystal, Derrick and Cole; three sisters, Loraine Liggett and Diana Baker,
both of Jewett, and Sharon Tucker of Bridgeport; two brothers-in-law, Fred and Bob
Byers, both of Wilmington, DE.
Friends may call Wednesday at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, 172 S. Main St., Cadiz,
Ohio, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, Sept. 14 at
noon at the First Church of Christ, 139 N. Main St., Cadiz, Ohio with Paul Giffin
and Terry Baker officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery near
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of Christ, 139 N. Main St.,
Cadiz, Ohio 43907. Online condolences may be made at www.clark-kirkland.com.