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Obituary: Hoy, Wilbur L.

Sun., May 25, 2014

Age 81

HOY, Wilbur L. 6.4.1932 - 5.11.2014 I lost my best friend today, Wilbur L. Hoy, born to Dorothy and Louis Hoy in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, and lived in Colburn, Idaho.

Then on to Sandpoint, Idaho where Wilbur, graduated from high school in 1952, entered the U.S. Army and was stationed in the Alaskan Territory during the Korean Conflict; where their first son, Michael was born.

Home to Sandpoint, Idaho where Douglas and Christine were born.

The family moved to Spokane, Washington, in the mid 1960’s.

Wilbur became a truck driver and worked for Don Mumma Trucking, Gifford Hill / A.S.C.

/ Metal Sales; traveling WA, ID, and MT.

After he became an Owner/operator, leased to Fry Trucking, Rathdrum, ID, traveling WA, OR, and CA; until his health started to fail with COPD and diabetes.

He was a truck driver for 49 years.

Wilbur is survived by his three children, six grandchildren, and sister: Sandra McDonald, one niece, many cousins and friends; including Wilburs partner, Barbara; living at the home also sons, Mark and Kent of Spokane Valley.

A Celebration of Life to be held at Broadway Truck Stop on the 31st of May, 2014, between 2:00PM and 4:00PM.

Burial will be private.

Thank you Hospice of Spokane!


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