October 23, 2012


May 20, 1924 - Oct 22, 2012

The Express-Star


May 20, 1924 - Oct 22, 2012

Funeral service for Henry Jr Hoffman, 88, of Chickasha, will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 at the Bible Baptist Church.

HENRY JR HOFFMAN was born May 20, 1924 in Orland, Okla., in the Guthrie area.   He was the son of Henry and Betty (Yeager) Hoffman.  He died Oct. 22, 2012 in Chickasha.

Henry graduated from Guthrie High School.  He began working in the oilfield at the age of 16.  He moved to Chickasha in 1948 and married the love of his life, Jo Ann Bailey,  Jan. 29, 1950.  They were married  for 62 years.  To this union they were blessed with five children, 17 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild.  His best friend was Jim Bailey.

Henry was owner of Hoffman Trucking, Hoffman Pipe and Steel and was also a farmer and cattle rancher. He served in the U.S. Army.  Henry was also a 32nd Degree Mason and Shriner, Chickasha Lodge. He also served as a Deacon at the Presbyterian Church.

Henry was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and four sisters; grandson:  Jody Glass; and great-grandson:  Kollin Hoffman

Survivors include wife:  Jo Ann Bailey Hoffman of the home; children: Gary Hoffman and wife Cindy; Pam Reed and husband Wyatt Graham ; Judy Hoffman; Eddy Hoffman and friend Jo Stanton; Jan Hoffman all of Chickasha; grandchildren: Gary Hoffman and wife Wendy of Houston, TX, Shelby Bayless of Denver, CO, Mitzy Harris and husband Darrell of Ninnekah, Roxi Tallent and husband Kyle of Verden, Brock Hoffman of Stillwater, Kristi Hoffman Coley and husband Russell, Brandy Spivey and husband Jay, Trent Hoffman, Kristin Holland and husband Chris, Lori Dunn and husband Chris, Amie Jaques and husband John, Tamey Gray, Buffie Howe and husband Brad, Tiffini Hunter and husband John, Kallie Dunn and husband Kaylab, Rocky Hendon and Klint Carmen, all of Chickasha

Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.