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Joy Crafton "J.C." Hoffman

April 15, 1922 March 24, 2019
Joy Crafton "J.C." Hoffman
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Obituary for Joy Crafton "J.C." Hoffman

Joy Crafton “J.C.” Hoffman, 96,of Terre Haute passed away Sunday, March 24th, 2019. J.C. was born April 15, 1922, to Leonard and Dixie (Crafton) Hoffman.


In 1945 he married Dorothy (Carter) Hoffman, who survives. Also, surviving are their three daughters, Rebecca (Frank) Davis, Rita Baker, and Sharon (Steve) Strycker. There are six grandchildren, Heather (Patrick) Sheehan, Myra (Jim) Priser, Jamie Baker, Stacy (Dustin) Schutte, Micaela Strycker, and Jonathan Strycker, along with six great-grandchildren, Rebecca, Kyle and Trevor Sheehan and Justin, Jake and Cole Priser. Also surviving are J.C.’s brother and sister-in-law, Dr. Max and Helen Hoffman and much loved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Frank Davis, and brother and sister-in-law, Wilbur and Gladys Hoffman.


J.C. was raised in Cory, IN and served in the Army Air Corps in World War II. Upon his return from duty, he attended Purdue University’s Agriculture Short Course and was a proud member of the Purdue Ag Alumni Association. He and Dorothy farmed in rural Clay County. They were members of Union United Methodist Church. Upon retirement, they made their home in Terre Haute. They maintained strong, lasting church and community friendships.


Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 AM (EST), Friday, March 29, 2019 at Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 South 25th Street, with Pastor Marc Kirchoff officiating. Visitation is scheduled prior to services on Friday from 10:00-11:30 AM. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Riley, IN.


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Visitation

Friday

29

Mar

10:00 AM 3/29/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 3/29/2019 11:30:00 AM
Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home

605 South 25th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47803

Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home
605 South 25th Street Terre Haute 47803 IN
United States

Funeral Services

Friday

29

Mar

11:30 AM 3/29/2019 11:30:00 AM
Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home

605 South 25th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47803

Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home
605 South 25th Street Terre Haute 47803 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

6498 S. Clingerman St.
Riley, IN 47802

6498 S. Clingerman St. Riley 47802 IN
United States
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