Roy M. Hootman
Roy M. Hootman, age 78, of Andover, OH, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the UH Andover Medical Center.
He was born June 17, 1941, in Ambridge, PA, a son of Roy W. and Mildred (Adzima) Hootman.
Roy was a 1959 graduate of Ambridge High School and went on to attend trade school. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served as crew member on the C130's from 1960 to 1964 during the Vietnam era. He owned and operated several restaurants in Ohio, Pennsylvania,and Florida. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Andover.
Roy kept his family's legacy of woodworking going. He hand made wood sculptured ships, hand made violins and refurbished his father's hand made violins. He enjoyed doing yard work, gardening, and traveling.
Roy is survived by his wife, Diana F. ( Dearman) Hootman, whom he married November 10, 1962; his son, Michael (Theresa) Hootman of Williamsfield,OH; his daughter, Michelle (Chuck) Kozik of Erie, PA; his brother, Daniel (Kathy) Hootman of Linesville, PA; his 5 grandchildren, Christian (Nikki) Hootman, Kaitlyn (Christopher) Pildner, Nathan Hootman, Lauren Kozik, and Ryan Kozik; and his 3 great grandchildren, Gregory Hootman, Braden Pildner, and Zachary Hootman. He is preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Dolores Demchak and Mildred Addison.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 11:00 AM at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 134 Prospect St.,Andover, OH, with Rev. Ric Harvel officiating. Calling hours will be on Saturday from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, PO Box 207, Andover, OH 44003.
Those wishing to share a fond memory or condolence may visit
Published on November 16, 2019


Send flowers
in memory of Roy
Send flowers

Obituary published in


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.
The guestbook expires on February 14, 2020.

Showing 10 of 3 posts

Tiffany Kiphart
Nov 21, 2019
Memorial trees were planted in memory of Roy M. Hootman.  Plant a tree
Katherine Riedel
Nov 19, 2019
Garden To Go Basket was purchased for the family of Roy M. Hootman by Katherine Riedel.  Send flowers
Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service
Nov 16, 2019