Donald G. “Don” Hoing, 71, of Carthage, passed away at his home Thursday afternoon, July 9, 2020 at 1:15 P.M.
Don was born December 31, 1948, the son of Charles Keith and Doris (Crose) Hoing in Macomb, Illinois. He attended Carthage High School graduating in 1966. At seventeen he started helping Ralph Logan at his shop. Don owned and operated Don’s Deep Rock which later became Don’s Service for over 50 years. On June 21, 1975, he was united in marriage to Evelyn Frakes at the First Christian Church (DOC) in Carthage. Don was an avid gardener giving away most of what he grew. He liked Demolition Derbies and Stock car racing. He loved deer hunting, mushrooming and fishing. His spring customer appreciation fish fry was one of his favorite events. He was also a member of the Don’s Service morning coffee club and “Beerthirty” club. Don was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He especially enjoyed fishing, camping, 4-wheeling and playing cards and checkers with his grandsons!
Don is survived by his wife, Evelyn, of Carthage; a daughter, Dawn (Paul) Sweet of Macomb; two grandchildren, Austin Donald and Justin Robert Sweet; two sisters, Roberta Bruenger of Bowen and Carol (Kenny) Thompson of Hamilton; a brother-in-law, Wayne Bolton of Carthage; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Judy Bolton; a brother, Charles Hoing; and a brother-in-law, Dale Bruenger.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday afternoon, July 13, 2020, at Printy Funeral Home in Carthage with burial to follow in Harmony Township Cemetery near Bentley. Visitation will be held from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. Sunday evening at Printy Funeral Home in Carthage. Memorials may be directed to the family of Don Hoing for the establishment of an Auto Mechanic Scholarship or H.U.G.S. Printy Funeral Home of Carthage is in charge of arrangements.
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