Bernard Donald Hoffman

Bernard “Don” Donald Hoffman, age 88, of Valley Mills, TX, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 28, 2018. Funeral services were Dec. 1, 2018, at the Bosque County Cowboy Church, Meridian, TX, under the direction of Foss Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Interment was at Clifton Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors.

Memorials may be made to either: Friends for Life,  5000 Lakewood Dr., Waco, TX 76710 or Bosque County Cowboy Church, PO Box 308, Meridian, TX 76665

Don was born on May 20, 1930, to Minnie May and B. W. Hoffman. Don was in the appliance service business for 65 years.

He was a Korean Veteran serving in the Navy from 1953 to 1957. He served his community throughout his life by working with children in the 4-H and FFA programs. He volunteered every Wednesday for four years to deliver for Meals on Wheels. He was a member of Crime Stoppers, American Legion Post 322, Central Texas Fair Association for many years. He was a member of the Bosque County Cowboy Church.

Don loved to dance, fish, hunt, watch birds, and go to the flea markets.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years Annette Hodges Hoffman, four brothers: Benny Eugene, Benny, Garland, and Hilton Hoffman. He married Cindy Lynn Hicks on May 5, 2005.

Survivors include his wife of 12 years Cindy Hoffman, five children: Shelby Phillips of Rosebud, Craig Hoffman and wife Shauna of Lake Whitney, Jeff Hoffman and wife Kathy of Paradise, Jill Parsons and husband Andy of China Spring, Kim Nichols of Hamilton; two step daughters: Kelly Herring, Brooke Luther and husband Josh all of Valley Mills; two stepsons: Blake Bishop and one special little buddy Brandon Pitts; 11 grandchildren: Bradley Fletcher and wife Andrea, Tyler Ratliff, Emily Green and husband Matt, Ethan Brown, Amber Hoffman, Jessica Hoffman, Bryan Hoffman, Brandon Hoffman and wife Ashley, Kaleb Bishop, Kourtnie Herring, Kendyl Herring; eight great grandchildren: Cayce and Lillian Fletcher, Emri Ratliff, Madilyn and Maddux Green; four brothers: Dewayne and wife Betty Hoffman, Jerry and wife Patsy Hoffman, Robert and wife Barbara Hoffman, Larry and wife Sherry Hoffman; four sisters: Jeanene Pack and husband Donald Wayne, Glenda Gheen, Frances Paul, and Cindy Middleton.  

Pallbearers: Bradley Fletcher, Tyler Ratliff, Ethan Brown, Gary Hoffman, Blake Bishop, and Josh Luther.

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