Shane Arthur Hoevener
Shane Arthur Hoevener, 26, of Madison, formerly of Brownstown, died at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 1, 2016 in Madison.
He entered this life on June 1, 1989, in Lakeland, Florida, and was the son of Gregory L. Hoevener and Regina A. Bailey.
He was a natural athlete, playing varsity football and baseball and participating in weightlifting competitions while in high school. He was a 2009 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and studied business at Ivy Tech Community College. He began a career with GNC Live Well as a sales associate and worked his way up to manager. He had received recognition as a top sales leader and awards for his store displays and product information. Shane was a consummate professional and was knowledgeable about his trade, treating his customers with respect by learning their habits and prescribing them with life-changing advice on their fitness and overall health.
He was kind and sincere, making a wide circle of friends, offering so much to look up to, passing on encouragement and doing his best to live out his faith always with a laugh and always with his wonderful smile. He was christened and baptized as an infant at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lakeland, Florida, and later became affiliated with North Madison Church of Christ, attending Wednesday night Bible study, Sunday school and worship service.
Shane will be missed by his loving mother, Regina Bailey of Whitestown; his loving father and stepmother, Gregory and Susan L. Hoevener of Madison; his paternal grandparents, Leon and Loretta Hoevener of Brownstown; his maternal grandmother, Irma Patterson of Kodak, Tennessee; his maternal grandpa, Joseph (Beth) Bailey of Greenwood; his loving sisters, Sophia Hoevener of Brownstown, Rachel Hoevener of Indianapolis, and Emily Hoevener of Brownstown; his loving brothers, Andrew Hoevener of Seymour, Sean Hoevener of Madison, and Seth Hoevener of Madison; his uncles and aunts, Joe Bailey of Franklin, Chris Bailey of Franklin, Debbie and Gary Ward of Kokomo, and Mr. and Mrs. Craig A. Hoevener of Morgantown; his adoring nephews and nieces, Trevor, John, Payton, Coy, Derrick and Nashion; and numerous cousins, aunts, uncles and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents.
A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday by evangelist Gerry Sandusky at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Shane Arthur Hoevener Memorial Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.
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