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Ruth Leone (Stout) Hoover

February 27, 1941 ~ April 5, 2022 (age 81)


Ruth Leone Hoover, age 81, of Louisville, formerly of the Perrysville area, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 5, 2022 in Carroll Healthcare Center, Carrollton.

Born February 27, 1941 in Greene County, PA, she was a daughter of the late Samuel F Stout and Marjorie Rhome Stout. She had worked as a supervisor for Photomatic Typographers in N Canton. She also worked for GE in Cleveland; Bob’s Pub in Scio and had managed Rudy’s Bar in Jewett. She also had a side business hanging wall paper and painting interiors.  

 Christian by faith, Ruth’s smile and bubbly personality was infectious. She loved living in the country and was an accomplished artist and crafter.

Surviving are her special friend of 40 years, Diane Kirby of Bowerston; a son Andrew (Thelma) Hoover of Louisville; a granddaughter Jenny (Matt) Misch of Alliance; great grandchildren Celina (Corey), Mady and Logan; a great-great grandson Landon; brothers Rex (Debbie) Stout of TN and Terry (Renee) Stout of SC;  a step sister Kay (John) Stiers of Columbus area and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceding her in death are a brother Ralph Stout, a step brother Lawrence Park and a step sister Erma Leonard.

A celebration of her life will be held at the convenience of the family. Koch Funeral Home, Scio has been entrusted with her arrangements.

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A Celebration of Life will be planned for a later date

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