Johnny Hooper

Thursday, February 22, 1945 - Friday, August 7, 2020

Remembering Our Loving Papa

Photo of Johnny Hooper  - 1945-2020

Johnny Hooper "Papa", 75, of Cashiers, NC, passed away Friday, August 7th, 2020.

A native of Jackson County, NC, Johnny was born February 22, 1945 to the late Henry and Marguerite Pierce Hooper.

Mr. Hooper was a member of the Cashiers Church of God. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and a retired rock mason.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by; sister Geneva Talley, brother Charlie Hooper and two nephews.

Surviving are his wife of 53 years Ruth Allen Hooper; two daughters, Tracey Pressley (Tim) and Mona Wrenn (Tommy); three grandchildren, Courtney Smith (Jake), Justin Pressley, and Faith Wrenn; one great-grandchild, Wyatt Smith; and four sisters, Geraldine McCall, Willa Mae Ammons, Louise Davis and Rachel Griffith.

His life will be Celebrated by a drive-in memorial service held at the Future Sylva Church of God, 59 Cherry St. (behind Dairy Queen), Sylva, NC at 2:00 pm on Sunday, August 16th, 2020. Rev. Tim Pressley, Rev. Robert Harrison, and Rev. Tommy Wrenn will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Cashiers Church of God, P.O. Box 231, Cashiers, NC 28717.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Hooper family.

Condolences from family and friends

So Sorry to hear of John's passing. prayers for all his family. I went to school for a few years with John Henry, Geraldine, Willa Mae and Louise at the old McKee Lab. school in Cullowhee. Several years ago we had a class reunion in Cullowhee and John came and it was so good to find out what had become of all our classmates thru out the years. I pray that your wonderful memories of him will carry you thru the days ahead
Carolyn Hoyle Parris
I like this picture of Bro.Johnny. Such a great smile.I know he will be missed by everyone that knew him. Love and prayers for the family.
Jeraldine Watson
We are so sorry hear about Johnny. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
James and Teresa Buchanan
Sis Ruth, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers
Marcus Zipperer
He was a good man. I loved sitting with him and sharing hunting stories. He will be sorely missed. We're praying for all the family in this time.
Rev. Jim Jones
I am so sorry to read if Johnny’ passing. I have been praying for him and all of you during his stay at Mission. May God give you comfort and peace during these difficult days! Prayerfully and with Love-Donna
Donna Robinson
I’m sorry to hear about Mr. Hoopers passing. He was such a kind man, always seemed so happy and proud of his family. Thinking of y’all during this time.
Tabitha Rucker