Kentucky Attorney General Coleman Statement on Passing of David Hocker

FRANKFORT, KY – Attorney General Russell Coleman made the following statement regarding the passing of David Hocker, of Owensboro:

"I practically grew up in Owensboro's Towne Square Mall and Wesleyan Park Plaza, benefiting from the entrepreneurship and vision of David Hocker. He forever changed the landscape of Owensboro and set our beloved city on a path to success as a commercial center for much of Western Kentucky.

"Many will rightly remember David for his business achievements and generous philanthropy. But his true legacy will be his outstanding family, including his son and my dear friend, Talmage, and his grandson and my former colleague, Talmage, Jr. Ashley and I share our heartfelt condolences and will keep the entire Hocker family in our prayers."



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