Bernard E. Hoover will celebrate his 90th birthday on July 10.
He was born July 10, 1927, the son of William and Hazel Hoover. He was married to Anna G. Metz Hoover for 64 years, who passed away in 2008.
He served in Germany during WWII. He worked for Union Carbide (Elkem) for 35 years and has been retired for the last 31, spending much of that time on the golf course. He has traveled to most of the United States and Germany.
He is the father of Bill (Sherry), Paul (Pat) and Ray (Karen) Hoover and Doreen (Greg) Kupfner, all of Parkersburg, and Bradie Hoover of Columbus.
He has 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren.