Gilbert Hooper Jr.

October 02, 1991

Gilbert C. Hooper Jr., 63, chairman of the board of a manufacturing company and a former restaurant owner, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of cancer.

A memorial service was being held this afternoon at the Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St.

Mr. Hooper lived on Ruxlea Court in Ruxton. In 1966, he purchased Maryland Etching Co., now Technigraphics of Maryland Inc., which manufactures name plates, control panels and similar items.

He was a former president of the National Association of Name Plate Manufacturers and also served several times on its board.

Mr. Hooper worked for the Stouffer Corp. in Philadelphia before joining his father's business.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 40 years, the former Shirley Ann Poulson; three daughters, Holly Leachman of Bethesda, Laura Fisher of Baltimore and Michelle Hooper of Millers; a son, G. C. Hooper III of Baltimore; a brother, Jeffrey Dale Hooper of Dallas; and nine grandchildren.

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