Gilbert Edwin Hoffmann

April 13, 1934 ~ March 21, 2022 (age 87)


Mr. Gilbert Edwin Hoffmann of Raeford went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, March 21, 2022, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital at the age of 87.

Mr. Hoffmann was born in Jacksonville, FL on April 13, 1934, to the late Karl George Hoffmann Sr. and Grace Haddock Hoffmann. He was preceded in death by his wife for over 50 years Marilyn Lewis Hoffmann, his son Gilbert Steven (Steve) Hoffmann, his brother Karl George Hoffmann Jr, and his companion Geraldine Black.  Mr. Hoffmann served in the US Navy and was an active member of the Community United Methodist Church where he loved bringing others to Christ. He was employed with Chevron until he retired and took over the family farm in Raeford, NC. He enjoyed playing card games every week with his friends. Mr. Hoffmann loved his family and was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.

He is survived by his daughter, Pamela H. Henry, and her husband Terry of Rudy, AR. A daughter-in-law Jeanine Hoffmann of Louisville, KY. Seven grandchildren, Matthew Hoffmann and his wife Nicole, Eric Hoffmann, Colton Henry and his wife Kimberlyn, Erin Hoffmann, Chandra Schumacher and her husband Scott, Andrew Hoffmann, and Cierra Henry. Five great-grandchildren, Owen Hernandez, Phoenix Schumacher, Anthony Hoffmann, Kinsley Chandler, and Maddox Henry.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Monday, March 28, 2022, at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Avenue, Raeford, NC

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at Community United Methodist Church Cemetery 2999 Calloway Road, Raeford, NC with Reverend Donnie Robinson officiating with US Navy honors.

In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to:

Community United Methodist Church

2999 Calloway Road

Raeford, NC 28376


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March 28, 2022

6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Crumpler Funeral Home of Raeford
131 Harris Ave.
Raeford, NC 28376

Graveside Service
March 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Community United Methodist Church Cemetery (Calloway Road, NC)

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