James Ruel Hoots


James Ruel Hoots, 85, of Greenwood, died on Friday, May 15, 2015.

He is survived by his children, Dwight Hoots of Indianapolis, Randall Hoots of Rushville, Joel (Mary) Hoots and Brian Hoots, both of Indianapolis, Marcia (Lester) Woodslayer of Greenwood and Jennifer Windisch of Indianapolis; sisters, Colene Wallace of Spiceland and Wanda Taylor of Louisville, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sibbie Velda Finley Hoots.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Road 135, Greenwood. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.