BBQ Plate Fundraiser
Benefitting the Chris Hoover Family
Asheboro Fire Department Battalion Chief Christopher Allen "Chris" Hoover, 47, of Asheboro, passed away, Saturday, March 5, 2022. A BBQ Plate Fundraiser for his family will take place on Saturday, January 29 from 11 am - 6 pm at Central Church. The fundraiser is sponsored by the Asheboro Fire Department, area volunteer fire departments and law enforcement agencies. Plates will be $10 (including sides) with dine-in or takeout available.
Chris Hoover was born in Randolph County on December 4, 1974, the son of the late Dallas and Emily Hoover. He was a graduate of Southwestern Randolph High School. He loved fishing and spending time on the pier at the Waterway Campground with his friends and his extended family. Mostly he loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his girls.
Chris went to work for the Asheboro Fire Department on November 8, 1998. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2005, Captain in 2013, and to Battalion Chief in 2016. He was a graduate of the prestigious Fire & Rescue Management Program at UNC Charlotte in 2019 and was currently enrolled to earn his Fire Science Degree at Randolph Community College.
He was a regular attendant and participant in numerous Fire and Rescue conferences and was a member of the North Carolina Firefighters Association and NC Fire Chiefs Association, and held numerous other fire and rescue certifications. Chris also spent 20 years with Tabernacle Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Hoover of the home; daughters, Karli Hoover, Kara Hoover, both of the home; sister, Kathy Hoover of Asheboro; brothers, Tony Hoover and wife Teresa of Asheboro, Todd Hoover and wife Sharon of Asheboro; sister-in-laws, Brandy, Belinda; mother-in-law, Vickie Pierce and husband Ebb; nieces and nephews, Carrisa, Sarah Rachel, Regina, Dillon, Crystal, Austin, Mike, Brandon, Natalie, and Zach.