Canaan Michael Hoover, seven-day-old son of Jeremy and Teia Hoover died Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan. He was born Feb. 28, 2012, in Fort Scott, Kan., and was transferred to Overland Park shortly after his birth.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by four brothers, Justin, Caleb, Samuel, and Gavin Hoover and two sisters, McKienze and Maddy Hoover, all of the home.
Also surviving are his maternal grandmother, Teresa Monroe, Olympia, Wash.; paternal grandfather, Jim Hoover, Joplin, Mo., and paternal grandmother, Connie Simons, Fort Scott, Kan.; maternal great-grandfather, Leland Johnson, Greenfield, Iowa, maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Cheatam, Olympia, Wash., and paternal great-grandmother, Forestine Hoover, Fort Scott; two uncles, Jon Hoover, Waynoka, Okla., and Leland Johnson, Montavello, Mo., and an aunt, Holly Morgan, Nevada, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Elvin Johnson; his paternal great-grandfather, Eldon Hoover and an uncle, Gabe Hoover. There was cremation. Services were under the direction of the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan.