Jerald “Jerry” Hoffman, 78, of Hermiston passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.
Jerry was born April 21, 1939, in Walla Walla, Washington, the son of Walt and Irene (Walker) Hoffman. His family later moved to Echo, Oregon, where he graduated from high school. He married Jody Schwab in Weiser, Idaho, on July 1, 1959. The couple made Hermiston their home where they raised their family.
Jerry worked as the plant manager for JM Manufacturing in McNary for many years. After retiring, he kept busy with part-time jobs for many years.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, helping his neighbors and spending time with his friends. He also enjoyed listening to KOHU radio station every morning.
He is survived by sons Jesse and David Hoffman of Hermiston; daughter Deborah Hoffman of Hermiston; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Jody, and a son, Greg.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017, at the Cowboy Church, 81012 N. Highway 395, Hermiston, Ore.
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