2023ObituariesAllen “Pete” Hoover

December 20, 2023by SealeUser5

Allen “Pete” Hoover, 73 of Prairieville, passed away on 12/18/23 after a long battle with dementia. Pete, as he was known by most, was born on July 16, 1950, in Independence, LA. After graduating high school from Istrouma, he enlisted in the US Navy and fought in the Vietnam war. He is survived by his daughter and primary caregiver, Ashley, his son, Kyle his former wife, Donna Doucet, son Josh, sister Barbara Worsham, brother Robert and cousin Michelle Dees. He is preceded in death by his mother, Bobbie, his father, Gaston Sr, brother Gaston “Sonny” Jr, sister Ann, brother-in-law Art; sister-in-law, Cheryl Lancon and his beloved dog, Gator. To know Pete, was to love him. His infectious smile and charming personality never met a stranger. He was an avid hunter & enjoyed spending as much time as possible with friends and family. Special thanks to his neighbors turned friends/ family Aimee, Patricia, and Jessie Hebert. Pete fought with all that he had and every day with him was a blessing. He is now at peace and rejoined with his beloved dog, Gator, his brother Sonny and Maw & Paw Doucet. A visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, Friday, December 22, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. with Unites States Navy Military Honors at 4 p.m., immediately following the wake there will be a gathering at LA Daiquiris off O’Neal, 16060 Hatteras Blvd from 6-8pm, at the conclusion we will be lighting Japanese memory lanterns. Me and you forever buddy, love Peanut

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in Baton Rouge. https://give.cff.org/celebration/PeteHoover




  • Bobby ann Washington

    December 26, 2023 at 11:09 pm

    Mr. Hoover had a kind soul with a good heart it was a pleasure to serve him . May he rest in God’s arm and peace. God bless and keep you Ashley !


  • Machelle Bice

    December 26, 2023 at 9:20 pm

    One of my favorite Uncle’s. I will love and miss you always.


  • Donnie

    December 21, 2023 at 10:20 pm

    You will be missed my friend! See you again on the other side!


  • Ann. Ard Braud

    December 20, 2023 at 11:31 pm

    Sending prayers to Pete’s family I didn’t really know Pete, but my brother Ray Ard sisters Martha Ard and Linda Ard grew up with Pete and Robert. I know how hard it is to have someone in your family with dementia. My sister Martha has it also I pray that the family can find some peace.


  • Toni Lynn Collins

    December 20, 2023 at 8:09 pm

    We’re going to miss you Slim!! Rest easy until we meet again!! Hugs and kisses! Toni


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