Neil Patrick Hoover

                               December 11, 1993 -- March 12, 2019

Neil Patrick Hoover, 25, passed away at his home in Middlebury. He was born
in Elkhart on December 11, 1993. Surviving are his mother and stepfather,
Patricia and Scott Gearhart of Kalamazoo; father and stepmother, Stanton J.
and Susan Hoover of Hammond; brother, Tony (Laura) Chapman of Goshen;
grandmother, Shirley Hoover of Middlebury. He was preceded in death by his
paternal grandfather and maternal grandparents. Neil enjoyed riding dirt
bikes, skateboarding, weightlifting and spending time at the family farm.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the 11:00 am funeral service on Saturday,
March 16, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury. Services will be
conducted by Pastor Ron Russell. Burial will be in Grace Lawn Cemetery,
Middlebury. Memorials may be given to Elkhart County Suicide Prevention
Coalition.  Online condolences may be offered at

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I watched Neil grow up. My heart aches for each of you. We will keep you in our prayers.
From: Sara and John Baker
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Oh I'm so sorry! My heart breaks for you. Sending my love and prayers to get you
through this rough time.
From: Brenda Horein
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My heart cries out to your family. Prayers for you during this time of grief. Neil was a
good friend and a light in my life. I thank God for friends like him. Godspeed and God
From: Joshua King