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John D. Schoonover

October 8, 1932 March 24, 2018
John D. Schoonover
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John D. Schoonover, age 85 of Hot Springs Village, passed away March 24, 2018. He was born in Marietta, OH to Fred and Merle (Yearian) Schoonover on October 8, 1932.

John was a CPA and Controller in the Metal Goods Division of Alcancorp in the United States. Later in his career, he was Controller of Alcan Europe while living in Geneva, Switzerland. He then returned to Montreal, Canada as Chief Accountant. Prior to his retirement, he chose to return to Metal Goods in the U.S. John was a well-respected colleague as well as a good friend and mentor to others in the company. As a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, John served as Treasurer and Senior Warden and as a member of Christ Lutheran Church, he served as Chair of the Audit Committee and on the Braille Bible Project.

John was a tremendous golfer playing worldwide and as an Ohio State University graduate was an avid fan of the Buckeyes. He was an animal lover, a Korean War veteran and he will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, three sisters, and one son, John E. Schoonover. Survivors include his wife, Joan Schoonover of Hot Springs Village, AR; daughters, Sandra L. Schoonover of Charlotte, NC and Kristen K. Chavers (Jerry) of Benton, AR; grandchildren; Mark, Erica and Kyra Schoonover, Kaylee Newell, Emily Jones, Shelby and Garrett Chavers and bonus grandchildren, Eva and Emerson Abelew; and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m.,Monday, April 2 at Christ Lutheran Church in Hot Springs Village, AR with Pastor Kurt Kovanen officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to: HSV Animal Welfare League, PO Box 8032, Hot Springs Village, AR 71910-8032 and Christ Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 103 Ponferrada Way, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909.

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Memorial Service




11:00 AM 4/2/2018 11:00:00 AM
Christ Lutheran Church

103 Ponferrada Way
Hot Springs Village, AR 71909

Christ Lutheran Church
103 Ponferrada Way Hot Springs Village 71909 AR
United States

Memorial Contribution

Christ Lutheran Church Memorial Fund

103 Ponferrada Way
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas 71909

Hot Springs Village Animal Welfare League

P.O. Box 8032
Hot Springs Village, AR 71910-8032

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