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Fredric Harrison "Fred" Hoots,77

Fredric Harrison "Fred" Hoots,77

Fredric Harrison "Fred" Hoots,77, of Hendersonville, NC went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, January 13, 2015 after a short illness.
He was a native and life long resident of Henderson County.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jason and Clemmie Jackson Hoots and a brother, Irvin Hoots.
Fred served in the U.S. Army, was an apple grower and was awarded the Apple Grower of The Year Award in 2011.
He was of the Baptist Faith and loved baseball.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Betty Thompson Hoots; a daughter, Barbara Hughes and her husband Jimmy of Hendersonville; a son, Freddie Hoots of Hendersonville; three grandchildren, Jessica Hoots, Ciara Hughes, Cody Hughes; a great granddaughter, Scarlett Hoots; a brother, Clyde Hoots and his wife Martha of Marion, VA and several nieces and nephews.
A grave side service will be held 3:00 PM Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Shepherd Memorial Park with Rev. Dan Blackwell officiating. Military Honors will be conducted by the National Guard.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Jackson Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Elizabeth House, 581 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731 or to the Cancer Society.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.