Tom Hoover Death – Obituary in Moderation: Tom Hoover, legendary race Car enthusiasts and super-talented former drag racer who was well-known for his Showtime AA/FC car event has sadly and unexpectedly passed away late on Friday night, October 21, 2022, leaving family, closer relatives and other loved ones in total devastations and sadness. Family and friends were devastated when Tom passed away.

Tom, a pioneering American gasser drag racer, while driving a DeSoto-powered 1957 Plymouth, won NHRA’s first ever C/Gas Altered (C/GA) national title at Detroit Dragway in 1960. Tom’s winning pass was 14.33 seconds at 100.67 mph (162.01 km/h). He also won no other NHRA gasser titles

His passing has saddened the family, who are now in mourning and pain. We are sending our love and prayers to Tom‘s family. Funeralhomesaroundme learnt about this sad occurrence through a publication made by social media users; Steve Gibbs on Saturday, October 22, 2022, the statements read below;

Another of drag racing’s legendary figures has passed on – Tom Hoover. With his wife Betten at his side, Tom passed peacefully last night. He had been in declining health. The Hoover Family, and their many “Showtime” dragsters and funny cars raced at the very highest level within the sport for many decades, earning Hall of Fame recognition. The Gibbs and Hoover Families shared a close personal relationship. Our most sincere respect and condolences to Betten and The Hoover Family, and to friends and fans worldwide. Vaya con Dios mi amigo.

How did Tom Died ?

Many worried people, especially those close to the family, are curious as to how Tom‘s life came to an end. As of right now, all we could confirmed from several online statements was that Tom unexpectedly but peacefully passed away following a short time health related struggles. However, it seems that there isn’t much that can be learned right now until the family issues a firm statement on the matter. As per usual, as soon as it is verified, we will follow up and update this story.


As people celebrate Tom‘s life, tributes are coming in from all sides. As friends and family members remember Tom‘s life, social media is ablaze with tributes to him. The dead is remembered as a kind, compassionate, and selfless person. Tom was a man of many virtues, a man with a heart of gold. It is truly crude that Tom‘s death took him away.

Tom‘s passing will undoubtedly leave a tremendous void. It will take longer for a chasm to bridge between family and friends. Without a doubt, people’s memories of Tom‘s death will endure forever. social media user; Erik Carlson, also shared the sad news in another online statements yesterday, the statements reads below;

Another icon has left us. RIP Tom Hoover . I always rooted for Tom in his SHOWTIME AA/FC . He came to the World Series every year for decades and when others just blipped the throttle and coasted down, he ran it as hard as it’d go every pass! Vaya Con Dios

Funerals and Burial Arrangements

As a result of the many well-wishers who have sent their heartfelt condolences, Tom‘s family is receiving a lot of emotional support. They are praying for the deceased’s soul to find peace while also offering their condolences to the grieving family.

The family will make its announcement on Tom‘s burial arrangements. Details about the obituary, funeral, and life celebration will be made public by the family and loved ones at the appropriate time. We’ll do our best to keep you informed about these.

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