Leroy (Red) Hoof, Sr.

December 13, 1943 - October 4, 2017


Leroy (Red) Hoof, Sr. was born on December 13, 1943 to Albert and Molly (Magpie) Hoof at Canton, Oklahoma. He passed away on October 4, 2017 in Detroit, MI at the age of 73. Leroy served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He has lived in Oklahoma, South Dakota, Minnesota, New Mexico, and since 2003, he has lived in Oscoda, MI. He worked as a car salesman for many years. Leroy was a ceremonial person, Sundancer, painter, road man, and spoke fluent Cheyenne. He was a member of the American Legion, and the VFW in Oscoda, MI, and of the Native American Church. He married Barbara Smith on September 15, 2014 in Tawas, MI.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Molly Hoof, his children: Erin Magpie Glarum, Thomas Hoof, and Joseph and Josephine Hoof, and his sister, Roberta Hoof.

Survivors Include: his wife, Barbara of Oscoda, MI, his children, Carlos Hoof, Joe Hoof, Mary Ortiz, Red Hoof, Justin Hoof, Patty Clown Horse, Trish Yackeschi, Perch Yakeschi, and Christina and Shannon Hoof; many grandchildren, his brother, Daniel Magpie, and two sisters, Susan Sleeper and Anna Hatfield; as well as many other relatives and friends.


Services: Canton Community Center, Friday, 11:00 A.M., October13, 2017 Canton, Oklahoma

Officiating: Rev. George Akeem

Viewing: Turner Funeral Home, Hinton, Oklahoma

Burial: Cantonment Cemetery, Canton, OK

Services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Geary, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at turnerfuneralhomes@gmail.com, turnerfh.net, or you can find us on facebook.com (Turner Funeral Homes).