David A. Hook, 94, of Warsaw, IN passed away at 2:40 a.m. on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at Mason Health Care Center in Warsaw, IN. He was born on March 18, 1927 in Roseville, MI to Curtis C. & Dorothy (Weinman) Hook.
He graduated with honors from Ferris State University in Michigan and taught auto mechanics at Lansing Community College, in Lansing, MI and Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne, IN. He was married on February 7, 1969 in Flint, MI to V June Bentley Colby who survives. He grew up in Michigan and lived in Guatemala for 5 years before moving to the Warsaw area.
He was a member of the Church of God in Warsaw and in 2002 carried the Olympic Torch near Notre Dame University en route to the Winter Olympic Games. He was most proud of his five years spent in Guatemala as a missionary.
He is survived by:
Wife – June Hook of Warsaw, IN
4 Daughters – Sally (Michael) Dewald of Warsaw, Darcy Arias of Guatemala, Shannon Bauer of Delaware, OH & Amy Barchini of Scottsdale, AZ
3 Sons – Robert (Deanna) Colby of Grand Blanc, MI; David A. (Bonnie) Hook of Ada, MI, & Paul (Dana) Hook of Hilliard, OH
David and June have 21 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife – Kathryn and infant daughter Deborah, his parents, 4 sisters – Harriett Walker, Janet Darnell, Edna Strock, and Dorothy Church; 4 brothers – James Hook, Lewis Hook, John (Jack) Hook, and infant – Curtis Hook
In lieu of a funeral, the family will celebrate David’s life with love, laughter, and macaroni and cheese on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at his home, 506 Nancy St. Warsaw, IN 46580. Guests are welcome from 1:00 – 6:00 p.m.