Kenneth O. Hovet, Jr. ’83

Kenneth O. Hovet, Jr. ’83, of Clarksville, Md., died on June 28 after fighting kidney cancer for several months. He was born May 29, 1961. Hovet, a 1979 graduate of Oakland Mills, taught and coached for more than 20 years in the county he grew up in. During his 11 years as head coach at Oakland Mills, he went 72-48, won three county titles, and captured the school’s only football championship in 1998. He most recently served as football coach at Marriotts Ridge and was a teacher at Marriottsville Ridge High School. He is survived by his wife, Maria Hovet, 6565 Autumn Wind Cir., Clarksville, MD 21029-1277; daughters, Christi, Ali, and Anna Hovet; brother- and sister-in-law, Kevin and Rosa Maria Smith; and nephew and niece, Michael Smith and Krista Smith.