John “Johnny” Edward Hook, 63, of Springfield, WV passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at his residence.
Johnny was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur James Hook, Sr. and Mary Anna (Monnett) Hook.
He is survived by a son, John “B.J.”, his brother, Jim Hook (wife Donna) of Cumberland, MD and his sister, Mary Lou Bishop (husband Tom) of Cumberland, and his dear friends Tim and Lisa Frye and their family. He is also survived by many other family members.
Johnny was born and raised in Cumberland, Maryland. He graduated from Oldtown School with the class of 1973. John enlisted with the U.S. Army and served his country three years and was honorably discharged. Johnny enjoyed machinery, and consequently his career centered around the automotive industry. He retired from Abex / Federal Mogul after 26 years of service. Johnny was a sports enthusiast. He enjoyed bowling, golf and of great focus, softball. It’s been said he would forgo a meal to play softball. He was a kind, likeable and a big-hearted soul who very much enjoyed people.
There will be a private service held when the weather turns warm in Springfield, WV at the Springfield Ruritan ball field.
In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to: Springfield Assembly of God ~ PO Box 335 ~ Springfield, WV 26763
Arrangements are being handled by Shaffer Funeral Home in Romney. Inquiries may be directed to Shaffer’s at 304.822.3511