Robert Stephen Hoye
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Robert Stephen Hoye
  • May 31, 1960 - January 19, 2017
  • Spring Hill, Florida

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56, of Tampa, passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 19th in Tallahassee, FL. Bob was born in Washington D.C. and attended St. Louis University. He continued his education at St. Louis College of Pharmacy and earned his Pharmacy degree. Bob moved to the Tampa area in 1985 and opened his specialty compounding pharmacy, Hoye’s Pharmacy in 1989. In his spare time he enjoyed exercise, and hunting. He was known as the “King of the Grill.” He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church. He was a fellow of the International Association of Compounding Pharmacists and active member of Florida Pharmacy Association. He was an active member of the Vistage Group and CEO Council. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Charles Hoye. He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Kathy Hoye; son, Robert S. Hoye Jr; mother, Shirley Marie Hoye; brothers, Fr. Ronald Hoye, and Michael (Donna) Hoye; nephews: Michael Hoye, Dylan Hoye, Thomas Pirone, and John Pirone; niece: Kayla Hoye; mother-in-law, Faye Drew. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 24th from 4-7pm at Blount & Curry Funeral Home, 605 S. MacDill Ave. A funeral mass will be conducted at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Wednesday, January 25th at 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Bob’s honor to Metropolitan Ministries. Arrangements handled by Blount & Curry MacDill, 813-876-2421.