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John Vance Hoye, Jr., 52, of Belle Vernon, Rostraver Twp., passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019 at his home surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. Born December 26, 1966 in Fairfax, VA he was the son of John Vance Sr. of Florida and the late Karen Shaffer Hoye Smith.
A resident of Rostraver Twp. for the past 3 years having formerly resided in Scenery Hill, John was Baptist by faith and was an operating foreman at Alex E. Paris Contracting for 28 years. He was also owner of Brenda Lee's Bar and Grill in Fairhope with his wife, enjoyed riding his Harleys, hunting, restoring cars, and boating. John was a kind old soul that would give the shirt off his back to anyone. He always had a listening ear and a shoulder to cry on. He put everyone else's needs before his own and always made sure his family was taken care of first. He will truly be missed by all of those who had the pleasure of meeting him.
He is survived by his wife Brenda Lee Young Hoye to whom he would have been married 2 years in September; children Shane (Tiffany) Thomas Patrick Hoye of Scenery Hill, Andrew (Paige) Vance Ryan Hoye of Washington; step children Jesse M. Bennett & fiancé Carley of Allenport, Mackenzie L. Bennett and boyfriend Matt of Rostraver; two grandchildren Reagan Michelle Hoye, Emberlee Grace Bennett, one grandchild on the way; step father Thomas 'Smitty' Smith of Bitner and step grandmother Agnes Smith of Bitner. He is preceded in death by his first wife Michelle McGowan Hoye and grandparents Frank & Olive Shaffer.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6-8 PM and Wednesday 2-4 & 6-7:30 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 191 Liberty St. Perryopolis, PA 724-736-2515 followed by funeral services at 7:30 PM.