Singer who gained famed after performing on The Lawrence Welk Show. He went on to work for other TV shows and movies.
He served in the U.S. Army.
At the second inaugural of President George Bush, he sang the song "Let the Eagle Soar."
He married his first wife Ralna English in 1969 and, after their divorce, he married his second wife, Sarah Lundy, in 2002.
Hovis appeared with many entertainers like television host Johnny Carson.