William E. Hoffman, 89, Nashville, Tenn.

William E. “Bill” Hoffman, 89, formerly of Jasper, died in Nashville, Tennessee, on Saturday, November 10, 2018.

He was born on March 18, 1929, to Evelyn L. (Elshoff) and William F. Hoffman in Huntingburg.

Bill graduated from Jasper High School in 1947, where he played trumpet with the Rhythm Lads, and from St. Joseph College, Rensselaer, in 1952.

He served in the United States Air Force for two years serving during the Korean Conflict, honorably discharged as First Lieutenant.

From 1963 to 1990, he was the branch manager of Jasper Engines and Transmissions in Nashville, Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by a son, Eric A. Hoffman; and sisters, Marilyn (Robert) Gramelspacher and Shirley (Martin) Fallon. 

He is survived by his wife, Marlene Hoffman; two sons, Bill “Billy” Hoffman and Jeffrey Hoffman; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a sister Phyllis Truong, Dunlap, Illinois.

Private services were held and his remains are entombed at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.




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