Kenai resident Brad L. Hoy died Thursday, August 17, 2000, at Central Peninsula General Hospital in Soldotna. He was 43.
Memorial services will be 6 p.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church of the New Covenant. Pastor John Walters will officiate.
Mr. Hoy was born May 29, 1957, in Apple Valley, Calif. He was educated at Bonita Vista High School in Chula Vista, Calif., graduating in 1975. He and his wife, Edwina, moved to Alaska in May 1999. He was a truck driver for Carlile Enterprises at their Kenai Terminal. He had driven trucks for the past 12 years.
Mr. Hoy had entered the Alaska Truck Rodeo and placed third best in Alaska. His hobbies included the Cook Inlet Lions Drag Racing and telling jokes to make people laugh.
The family wrote, "Brad was a loving husband and devoted father. He was also a dedicated employee at Carlile Enterprises. He loved to watch the NASCAR racing and his favorite quote was 'anyone but Jeff Gordon to win.' Monday Night Football and pizza was a ritual during football season. Brad enjoyed racing in El Cajon, Calif., at the Cajon Speedway in car No. 599. Brad will be missed terribly by his family and friends."
Mr. Hoy is survived by his wife of three years, Edwina; stepson, Brandon Hoy; stepdaughter, Brenda Elizalde; father, Carl Woodson of California.; and a brother Mike Hoy of Lakeside, Calif.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the family at 2418 California Ave. No. 2, Kenai, AK 99611.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.
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