Jerry Lee Hoven, 72, of The Villages, Fla., formerly of Chillicothe, passed away on June 14, 2016.

Jerry was a member of Northwood Community Church in Peoria. He retired from Caterpillar in 2002 after 37 years of service.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965.

Jerry was an avid golfer and enjoyed oil painting, scrapbooking, genealogy, playing “portaling” a geocaching game called Ingress and spending time with his three grandchildren.

Jerry Lee Hoven married Beverly Ann Woolard on July 11, 1965.

He is survived by his wife, one brother Billy Lively, two sons Bradley (Jennifer) Hoven, Christopher (Casey) Hoven, and three grandchildren Leah, Josh and Avery.

A memorial service will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2016, at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe.

Arrangements are entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Lady Lake, Fla.

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