JEFFERSON - Dean E. Hoch, 79, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2012.
He was born in Prospect, Ohio, the son of the late Carl and Opal June Baumgartner Hoch. He was retired from UPS, where he worked as a delivery driver, and was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jefferson, and a member of the Jefferson Booster Club. Mr. Hoch was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Norine Rice Hoch.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Kristy and Gary Reeser, Acworth, and Denise Hoch and Jeff Marshall, Petaluma, Calif.; a sister, Margene; sisters-in-law, Ruth and Marilyn; brothers, Giles and Loren; brother-in-law, Bill; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held in Thursday, May 10, at 11:30 a.m. in the Jefferson First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chris Laskey officiating. A gathering of friends will be held in the church fellowship hall following the service.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Jefferson Dragons Booster Club, P.O. Box 421, Jefferson, GA 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.