Tim Hoy and his wife, Melody, a registered pharmacist, own and operate Eldora Valu-rite Pharmacy and Ahoy Fountain.
Tim has been active in his community. He has been a city council member, mayor and founding chairperson for the Eldora Trees Forever chapter. He is actively involved in the downtown restoration project, historic preservation initiatives, the Greater Eldora Chamber of Commerce, Eldora Emergency Management Services, the Eldora Area Health Services Board and the Eldora Tiger Teamwork Foundation Board.
Tim was born in Saginaw, Mich. In 1963, his family moved to Eldora, Iowa, where his father was employed in administration at the Iowa State Training School. Tim is a 1974 graduate of Eldora High School. He attended Drake University, graduating in 1979 with a degree in business administration.
After graduating from college, Tim spent more than 10 years in administration with Marine Drilling Company in Corpus Christi, Texas. During his employment with Marine Drilling Company, an offshore oil and gas company, Tim was responsible for insurance and personnel for their 1,200 employees.
In 1991, the Hoys felt the desire to return to their roots in Iowa. Tim and his wife, originally from Grundy Center, returned to Eldora to start two businesses and raise their family with Midwest values and a strong Iowa education.
Tim and his wife have two daughters: Ariel and Elizabeth. The Hoys are active members of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.