70, of 498 Michigan Ave., Galesburg, IL died at 3:52 PM Sunday April 20, 2003 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.
He was born December 3, 1932 in Abingdon, IL to Charles L. and Lena Mae Brown Hovind, Sr. He married Mary Louise Wilson in Galesburg, IL on May 19, 1959.
He is survived by a son, Randy Alan (and Raye) Hovind of Galesburg, IL, a daughter, Deborah Lynn (and Rick) Briggs of Galesburg, IL, two brothers, Myron Lee (and Iris) Hovind of Abingdon, IL and Larry Wayne (and Phoebe) of Galesburg, IL and three grandchildren, Bradley, Dillon, Tristan Hovind. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He worked as a press operator for Butler Manufacturing for 32 years, retiring in 1992. He lived in Galesburg most his life. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. He served in the Air Force for four years during the Korean War.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Thursday April 24, 2003 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Daniel Siems officiating. Visitation will be from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday April 23, 2003 at the Chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials can be made to the family.