Floyd E. Hovis Sr. 1939-2019

FORT MYERS — Floyd E. Hovis Sr., 80, of Fort Myers, Fla. went to be with his Lord in heaven on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Health Park Hope Hospice House in Fort Myers.

Floyd was born May 19, 1939, in Leavittsburg, Ohio, the son of Floyd D. Hovis and Lillian Simbold.

Floyd worked at Copperweld Steel for 35 years and Kelly Greens golf course for 10 years. He liked to fish, hunt, and hang out with his sons and friends.

Surviving are his loving wife of 57 years, Darlene Thigpen Hovis; four children, Paul (Deneen) Hovis of Cortland, Ohio, Ed (Connie) Hovis Jr. of Warren, Ohio, Michael (Stephanie) Hovis of Cortland, Ohio, and Debra Reny of Fort Myers, Fla.; eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Stephanie, Paul Jr., Samantha, Travis, Ryan, Sadie and Josh Hovis; and seven great-grandchildren, Caden, Connor, Jaxon, Bryson, Miracle, Renn, and Eliana Hovis.

A celebration of life will be held 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at 2664 Niles Cortland Road, Cortland, Ohio, 44410.

Baldwin Brothers Funeral & Cremation Society, Fort Myers, assisted with arrangements.

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