Herbert Hoover Barger

03/10/1931 - 09/26/2021


Obituary For Herbert Hoover Barger

Herbert Hoover Barger, age 90, loving husband, father, and “Pap” passed away peacefully at home on Sunday September 26 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Maxine Campbell Barger, sisters Lorena Casper & Nina Irvin, sisters-in-law Joyce Morgan & Janet Barger, daughter Cindy (Donald) Schmidt, sons Keith Barger & Elijah Barger, grandchildren Jacob (Susie) Brashear, Aaron (Lauren) Schmidt, Adam (Megan) Schmidt, Angela (David) Jimenez, great-grandchildren Blake (Hannah) Brashear, Elizabeth Wasiloski, Brooklyn Brashear, Lucas & Noah Jimenez, Elliot “MJ” Schmidt, Rosalyn Schmidt, and great-great grandson Brady Brashear. He is also survived by his bonus “son” Eugene (Andrea) Smith & sons Joey, Justin & Jordan, many nieces & nephews & family friends & neighbors, GM retirees, & trading buddies at local flea markets. He was preceded in death by his parents Algan & Elizabeth Barger Noble, his daughter Sandi Kay Brashear, and his brothers Milford, R.K., Arlo, Glenn, Rodney & sister Edith Phillips. Hoover received 5 Bronze stars in the Korean War where he served for 33 months. He worked at the Hamilton GM Fisher Body plant for 35 years & was a proud member of UAW 233. He enjoyed boating & camping, Spring Break trips to Florida, tending to his flowers & washing his cars, spending time with his family, & hitting the flea markets all over SW Ohio. He was the Original “Picker” buying & selling treasures of every description. He knew everyone & never met a stranger. Hoover was a proud Kentuckian and named a Kentucky Colonel. He was a sharp dresser, very dapper! He was married to the love of his life for 63 years and in these later years didn’t want her far from his sight. He was generous & giving and particularly enjoyed babies & kids, entertaining them with a joke or song or stick of gum! Visitation will be held at THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield, OH 45014 from 10:30am-12:30pm on Wednesday September 29 with Funeral service following at 12:30 pm with Pastor Valerie McCann officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park with full military honors. Guests are asked to please wear a mask and social distance at the funeral home to protect elderly & vulnerable friends & family. www.websterfuneralhomes.com




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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Webster Funeral Home - Visitation 10:30-12:30 Wed 9-29/service 12:30 Wed 9-29
3080 Homeward Way
Fairfield, OH 45014

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  • You will be missed dearly. My buddy and a 2nd dad to me. You were there for so many. A heart of gold. My sincerest condolences and prayers to the family at this time. Love you, GINA

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