Jeffrey Lee Hoote, 52, of New Church, Va., died Friday, March 26, 2010.

Friends of the late Jeffrey Lee Hoote, 52, of New Church, Va., may call on the family beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 1, at the Salyer Funeral Home, 6327 Church St., Chincoteague, Va., where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Father Paschal Kneip, OSB, and Pastor Jennifer Tolbert will officiate.

Mr. Hoote died Friday, March 26, 2010, at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Md.

Born Jan. 26, 1957, in Fort Worth, Texas, he was the son of Roy Hoote, now of Fort Worth, and the late Jane Roeslin Craft of Dover.

Mr. Hoote survived by his beloved partner in life, Joan Williams of New Church; two brothers, Clay Hoote of Wilmington and Ted Hoote and his companion Donna Siracuse of Camden; and a nephew, Todd Hoote of Camden.

Funeral arrangements are by the Salyer Funeral Home, Chincoteague.

Memorial donations in Mr. Hoote’s name may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.

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