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Norman A. Conover

Norman A. Conover, 65, of the Hopewell Community passed away at 3 p.m., Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at the Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. He was born at Batesville on January 21, 1954, the son of Egbert and Leota Franklin Conover. Survivors include his mother Leota Conover of Hopewell; one brother Nathan (Becky) Conover of Hopewell; two sisters Susan (Larry) Black of Osgood, and Sally (Mike) Webster of Cross Plains; also several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Norman attended school at Holton and was a 1972 graduate of South Ripley High School. He was a 39 year employee of Arvins at North Vernon where he worked in waste management and was also a fork lift operator. He owned, trained, and drove standard bred horses, racing at several venues in the tri-state area, and also operated the family farm. In his spare time Norman enjoyed fishing, collecting John Deere tractors, and spending time with his family. Norman was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church and a former member of the Holton Fire Department.
Funeral services were held Monday, February 25 at the Hopewell Baptist Church with Pastor Ty Choate officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Hopewell Building Fund in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home.