Christ James "CJ" Hoover Jr., 30, Alexandria, Huntingdon County, died Monday at UPMC Altoona.
He was born in Huntingdon, son of Christ James Sr. and Patricia (Hook) Hoover.
Surviving are his parents; two sisters: Mikayla K. Hoover and Terra A. Bair; a brother, Matthew Charles Hoover; two stepbrothers: Clayton R. Knepp and William A. Isett; his grandparents: Eileen Hook, Patsy L. Brode and Christ John Hoover III; three aunts: Patsy A. Simon, Charline Robinson and Connie Wiemmer; and two cousins: Arienne M. Simon and Aaron M. Simon.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Charles E. Hook.
CJ was a 2002 graduate of Juniata Valley High School. He had been employed as a cook at Diner 22, Alexandria, and Donna's Family Restaurant, Huntingdon. He was a member of Sons of The American Legion Post 520, Alexandria, and he loved animals.
A celebration of life service will be announced at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the SPCA, c/o the Huntingdon County Humane Society.
Arrangements are by Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg.