March 9, 1954 – September 18, 2014
Henry Blake Hooper, 60, formerly of Montgomery, AL, died suddenly at home of heart arrhythmia. Blake, a former radio/tv news director, was an independent web designer. His boss called him “the last of the great news men.” His clients considered him a dear friend.
Survivors include his daughter, Carrie (Bill) Rice, and granddaughter, Maggie; siblings, Mary (Bill) Wegenka, Marshall Hooper, and Frances Hooper Rothwein; and beloved companion, Beth Hirst.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 11, at 1:00 pm, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4114 Allison Avenue, Des Moines. An additional service and burial of the cremains will be in Selma, Alabama, on November 1.
Memorials may be directed to the family for a college fund for Maggie Rice.
ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.Information provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Westover Chapel 6337 Hickman Road Des Moines, IA 50322 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com