Beloved husband, father, and grandfather died at home on July 12 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, Gilman Stanley Hooper, and his mother, Virginia Keys Hooper. George is survived by his wife, Terri of Akron, Ohio, and their son, Gilman Hooper of Los Angeles, and two daughters, Cynthia Hooper her husband, Jesse and son, Coleman, and Amy Deogard and her daughter, Valerie. Both daughters and grandchildren reside in California.
George was born in Waynesborough, VA, and grew up in Bay Village, Ohio. He attended the College of Wooster, graduating in 1962 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He started his career at Ferro Corporation, and later became a stockbroker and financial advisor, retiring in 2005. George also served in the United States Air Force.
George enjoyed sailing and cruising, gardening, reading the news, good food, entertaining, and all things stock market. He especially loved his dogs and his roses. He will be profoundly missed for his hilarious and wry sense of humor.
A graveside celebration of George’s life will take place at Moore’s Chapel Cemetery on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 11:00 am.
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