Donald E. Hoffman, 101, of Arcadia, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.
He was born in Fremont, Ohio, Aug, 16, 1912, and moved to Arcadia 25 years ago from Toledo, Ohio.
Donald worked in the industrial construction field as a carpenter and was a member of the Carpenter’s Union. He was of the Lutheran faith and member of Grace Lutheran Church of Arcadia. Donald was also a member of Arcadia’s Senior Friendship Center. He was a compassionate and giving man, always helping someone in need. He enjoyed gardening, traveling and singing.
Donald is survived by his daughters, Nancy (Michael) Goff of Jacksonville, Fla., and Sheri (Richard) Luedtke of Whitehouse, Ohio; and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Jesse Cunningham Hoffman; wife, Alice Hoffman; and daughter, Linda Schwartz.
A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Ponger Kays Grady Funeral Home, 50 N. Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia, FL 34266. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Nablinger officiating. Mr. Hoffman will be laid to rest at Williston Cemetery in Williston, Ohio, next week. Online condolences can be made at www.pongerkaysgrady.com.
Arrangements are by Ponger Kays Grady Funeral Home, Arcadia.