Joseph Carroll VanHook

Male 1920 - 2010


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  • Born  12 Oct 1920  Boyle, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  31 Oct 2010  Orlando, Orange, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  5 Nov 2010  Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Jessamine, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  Oscar Ralston VanHook,   b. 21 Oct 1882, Pulaski, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1943, Lincoln, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Esther Sonora Price,   b. 8 Apr 1891,   d. 22 Feb 1972, Danville, Boyle, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family  Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
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    Photos
    Joseph C. VanHook and Fern Farmer about 1950
    Joseph C. VanHook and Fern Farmer about 1950
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F1117  Group Sheet

  • Photos

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    Esther VanHook and Children
    Esther VanHook and Children
    This picture was taken in the 1960's in Danville, Ky. (living room of Reed "Sonny" and Anna Pearl Nichols). Standing (left to right) are: Louis Clinton VanHook, Ralph Crawford VanHook, James Orville VanHook, Samuel William VanHook, Russell Edward VanHook and Joseph Carroll VanHook. Seated are: Anna Pearl (VanHook) Nichols, Esther Sonora (Price) VanHook and Nell Rose (VanHook) Sprinkles.
    Joseph C. VanHook, taken about 1942
    Joseph C. VanHook, taken about 1942
    Joseph C. VanHook in Australia, 1943
    Joseph C. VanHook in Australia, 1943
    Joseph C. VanHook - about 1942, possiblytaken in San Francisco
    Joseph C. VanHook - about 1942, possiblytaken in San Francisco

  • Notes 
    • VANHOOK, JOSEPH CARROLL "J.C," 90, died Sunday, October 31. A resident of Orlando for six years, he previously lived in Lexington and Nicholasville, KY. A veteran of WW II, J.C. retired from IBM in Lexington after 26 years and began a second career in real estate. A long-time member of Nicholasville Baptist Church, he served as deacon, trustee, Sunday school teacher and director. A loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather - he will be missed by all. Born October 12, 1920, in Boyle Co., KY, J.C. was the son of the late Oscar Ralston VanHook and Esther Sonora Price. Married December 21, 1951, he is survived by his wife, Fern (Farmer) VanHook of Orlando; three children, Herb VanHook (Madeleine) of Vienna, VA, Jo Carole DeMonte (Bill) of Spencerport, NY, and Ben VanHook (Cheryl) of Orlando. J.C. has six wonderful grandchildren, Andrea, Julie, Mark, Sydney, Ben and Hannah, and one beautiful great-grandchild, Addison Carole. He is also survived by a sister, Anna Pearl Nichols, of St. Petersburg, FL, and many nieces and nephews. J.C. was predeceased by eight brothers and sisters, Louis, Viola, Orville, Russell, Sam, Ralph, Ruth and Nell. Services will be 1:30 p.m., Friday at Nicholasville Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday at Betts & West Funeral Home in Nicholasville. The family requests donations to the American Cancer Society.

      Published in the Orlando Sentinal and the Lexington Herald-Leader