A memorial visitation will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., at Mr. Hooks’ home, located at 6957 Midway Rd. in Metropolis.
Mr. Hooks was a retired U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Loyal Order of Moose.
Survivors include his girlfriend, Angela Spraggs; his mother, Mattie Hooks of Metropolis; two daughters, Erica Mijares and Danielle Hooks, both of Longview, Texas; four brothers; two sisters; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Glen Hooks; and one sister.
Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements, with the Cremation Society of Paducah conducting the cremation.