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Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Eaton
Monday March 21st, 2022
9:30am - 11:00am

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Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Eaton
Monday March 21st, 2022

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Wares Chapel Cemetery
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Franklin Hoke

Franklin Hoke, age 86, of Eldorado, OH passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at Vancrest of Eaton Health Care Center.  Franklin went to be with the Lord, his wife Shirley, his son Dennis, his two dogs, and baby Brantley.  He was born in Phillipsburg, OH on June 23, 1935 to the late Cleo and Goldie (Rhoades) Hoke.  Franklin was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.   He loved to camp, tend to Shirley’s beautiful flowers, tinkering in the barn, and spend time with his family and friends.  He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him.  He is survived by his son Keith (Terri) Hoke, grandson Chad (Sindi) Hoke, grandson Jason Hoke, granddaughter Samantha (Taylor) Landes, granddaughter Erika (Shaun) Hoke, grandson Ryan Hoke, 10 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren; brother Ronnie Hoke of Macon, GA; and sister Betty (Marvin) Paulus of Arcanum, OH.  He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Shirley Hoke; son Dennis; and his great-great grandson, Brantley Nole.  Visitation will be held on Monday, March 21, 2022 from 9:30 am until time of funeral service at 11:00 am at Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street in Eaton, OH.  Burial will follow at Wares Chapel Cemetery in West Manchester, OH. The Hoke family would like to express our thanks for the wonderful help and care given by Hospice of Dayton and Vancrest Health Care Center.  Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.

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My sympathies to Franklin's family. Franklin & Shirley were always very kind and caring towards my family especially after Shirley's dad passed away (We rented from Floyd prior to buying our first house).

Andi Roberts Mar 23 2022 2:52 PM

Sorry to see that Franklin has passed. He & Shirley made this world a better place, They lived an example we all should model. Heaven just opened to a good and faithful servant! Until we meet again . . .

Pat Fozo Mar 18 2022 9:42 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Franklin Hoke

Betty & Glen Sheley Mar 18 2022 10:55 AM

Frank and Shirley were two of the nicest people I have ever met. So sorry to hear of their passing.

Tom Porfidio Mar 18 2022 6:45 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Franklin Hoke

Jeff and Sue VanAusdal Mar 17 2022 6:00 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Franklin Hoke

Don and Liz Smith Mar 17 2022 4:20 PM

Stan and I are véry sorry to hear about Frank's passing. We've had lots of good times together. He will truly be missed.

Stan and Jeannine Van Ausdal Mar 17 2022 7:00 AM

So many wonderful memories of our Prices Creek families getting together for food, fun & fellowship. Frank & Shirley were always a great couple, lots of fun! So sorry for your loss...

Sandra Snyder Beckett Leis Mar 16 2022 9:20 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Franklin Hoke

Sandra Beckett Leis Mar 16 2022 9:13 PM

So sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers for all!

Michelle Mowen Aten Mar 16 2022 7:50 PM