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Robert W. Hoffman

1940 - 2020

Robert W. Hoffman, 80, of West Milton passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at home with his family.

Born in Milton on March 17, 1940, he was the son of the late Robert T. and Sarah (Guinter) Hoffman.  Robert and his wife Kay (Koch) celebrated 49 years of marriage, until her death in 2009.

Robert was a 1959 graduate of Milton High School.  Upon graduation he joined the US Air Force, serving 20 years until his retirement in 1979.  His service included two tours in Vietnam, during which time he earned the Distinguished Flying Cross.  He also retired from the Union County Housing Authority in 2010 as the Maintenance Supervisor.

He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Milton.  He enjoyed music, dancing, bowling, horseshoes, playing cards, Yahtzee and air hockey.  He especially enjoyed family gatherings and playing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Robert is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Samuel Haulman of West Milton, a son and daughter-in-law Michael and Ginger Hoffman of Watsontown, and two sons, Robert T. Hoffman of Middleburg, and David Hoffman of Lewisburg; nine grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; a brother James Hoffman of Watsontown; and sister and brother-in-law Barbara and Dean Day of Danville and a sister, Patricia Snelsire of Hinesville, GA.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Hoffman.

Friends and relatives will be received on Monday, July 27, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Shaw Funeral Home 400 N. Front St., Milton.  Funeral services will begin at 11:00 with Geisinger Hospice Chaplain Carrie Stine officiating.  A private burial with military honors will be held at the Highland Cemetery, New Columbia at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Robert’s name may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association www.lbda.org.

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