Oct 232011

Edward Lee “Chuckie” Hoover

Birth: Apr. 29, 1948 Huntersville, Mecklenburg Co., NC

Death: Mar. 7, 1968 Quang Tri Province, Vietnam.

USMC PFC Edward Lee Hoover native of Huntersville, NC was 19 years old and was not married. Edward died from artillery fire. His body was recovered.

He was the son of Mr. Van B. Hoover (1929 – 1996) of Charlotte, NC. He served with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd MAF. He was awarded The Combat Action Ribbon, The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Good Conduct Medal.

Burial: North Pinewood Cemetery Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC Plot: Sec A, Row 4, Grave 1.

(Source: Posted with permission of Tom & Jim Reece, #46857744; finding NC Vietnam KIA/MIA’s gravesites; Reconfigured and submitted by: Ron Yates)

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