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William “Bill” Nathaniel Hooker, II

Mr. William “Bill” Nathaniel Hooker, II, age 66, a resident of Aurora, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Grantsbrook Rehabilitation & Nursing Home in Grantsboro.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at High Hill Cemetery in Aurora and will be officiated by Brother Joe Pickett. The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the graveside service.

Mr. Hooker was born in Beaufort County on May 2, 1953, to John Carr Hooker and Lillian Vendrick Hooker. He was a long-time farmer and was a certified crane operator for CMF Inc. in Aurora. Mr. Hooker loved tractors and farming, tinkering with old farm equipment and was an avid reader.

Survivors include his mother, Lillian V. Hooker, of Aurora; two brothers, Johnny Hooker (Bonita), of Chocowinity, Joe Hooker (Timberel Burke), of Aurora; a sister, Nancy Hooker, of Aurora; three nephews, Robbie Hooker (Tammy Walker), of Aurora, Matthew Hooker (Johanna), of Washington, James Tyndall (Yuki), of Greenville; five nieces, Melissa Casey (Lee), of Charleston, South Carolina, Shannon Clark (Rennie), of Wilmington, Helen Tyndall, of Aurora, Meredith Jackson (Jeff), of Carolina Beach, Lee Anne Hooker, of Aurora; and 14 grand-nieces and -nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, John Carr Hooker, and a sister-in-law, Kathy Hooker.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.

Condolences may be addressed to the family online by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Hooker family.