Jay Patrick (Pat) Hoffman, 59, formerly of Brazil, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Savannah, Ga., following an extended illness.
He was born Nov. 13, 1951, in Brazil, to John E. Hoffman and Charlotte Jo (Jones) Hoffman.
He graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1969. At one time, he had worked at Great Dane Trailers.
He married Gloria Frye of Mooresville and they resided there, him helping her to finish raising her children.
He is survived by daughter Shoshanna (Luke) Atwell, Pooler, Ga., son Jay J. Hoffman, Tennessee, five grandchildren, brother John M. "Mike" Hoffman (Susie), sister Jenean (Greg) Douglas, all of Brazil, brother Jeff Hoffman, Indianapolis, and many extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Gloria.
Graveside services took place Wednesday, March 17, 2011, in Boneventura-Greenwich Cemetery, 330 Greenwich Rd., Savannah, Ga.