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William Hooper

William “Bill” Hooper, 93

Florida resident William “Bill” Hooper died peacefully June 22, 2021, at his home in Seminole, Florida.

Bill Hooper was born July 8th, 1927, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Bill was a WWII Navy veteran having served in the south Pacific leading up to the surrender of Japan.

When in High School Bill met the love of his life, Patricia who he married in 1949. The two companions were inseparable throughout their lives having traveled and lived throughout the world.

Bill was an Engineering graduate of Purdue University and could accomplish anything he set his mind to having worked as a Mechanical Engineer in Manufacturing for years or business Leader or Executive up to his retirement in 1984.

In 1990, Bill and Patricia moved to the Saint Petersburg area and have resided there ever since. Bill and Pat were active members of the St. Petersburg Power Squadron, and both were active sailors having sailed the Caribbean numerous times. Bill was also District Commander for the Power Squadron.

Bill lived in Lake Seminole Square for fifteen years and was Chairman of or participated in the scholarship committee for most of those years.

He is survived by his three children, Daughter Susan (Pat) Zimmer of Saint Petersburg, son William(Maude) Hooper of Indiana and daughter Cynthia (James) Copeland of Oklahoma, four grand children and nine great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers please donate to Suncoast Hospice, Palm Harbor, Florida.

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  • Tom & Sandy Krupa says:

    Bill and Pat were special to us. They were true Power Squadron participants – loved dressing for all the costume events (and winning most of the time!), attended the many social events and lead the St. Pete Squadron and District 22.

  • Jacqueline D'Louhy says:

    Bill was a fine man and will be missed by all of his Power Squadron friends. I fondly remember many good times shared with him and Pat.He always had a lovely smile for everyone.

  • Jim & Valerie Turley says:

    Bill & Pat were a very special couple. They always had a smile on their faces and a story to tell.
    Loved you both,

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