Robert “Bob” E. Hoffman, age 88, of New Martinsville, WV, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at his home.
He was born October 21, 1929 in Kittanning, PA, a son of the late Nicholas Hoffman and Freda Grimm Hoffman Neal.
He was a retired maintenance employee of Ormet Corporation for 27 years and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, New Martinsville, a member of the USWU #5724 where he served as Union Stewart and Treasurer, and Moose Lodge of New Martinsville. He loved to carve wood, and he enjoyed fishing, traveling and gardening.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother and a son, Tommy Hoffman.
Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Margaret Hoffman; three daughters, Roberta (Bill) Dent of Sardis, Nickie (Doug) Ritz of New Martinsville and Debbie (Tony) Shepherd of South Carolina; one son, David (Kathy) Hoffman of New Martinsville; seven grandchildren, Michelle (Tim) Baker of KY, Kevin Ritz of CA, Brittany (Derek) Bennett of KY, Russell (Ellen) Shepherd of Elkins, WV, Ryan Shepherd of SC, Alyson (Anthony) Mains of OH and Rachel (Kevin Irvine) Hoffman of PA; seven great-grandchildren, Matt Bryant, Nathan Bryant, Gabrielle Baker, Jackson & Vivienne Shepherd, and Kayley & Jakob Mains; two great-great grandchildren, Mikah Bryant and Ezekial Bryant.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church 21 Rosary Road New Martinsville with Fr. Symeon Galazka as celebrant.
Interment will follow in Northview Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Journey Hospice 314 S. Wells St. Sistersville, WV 26175.