Eugene E. "Jake" Hoffman, 91, of Newcomerstown, died Saturday, July 4, 2015, at Union Hospital, Dover.

He was born Dec. 28, 1923, in Salem Township in Tuscarawas County to the late Charles Edward and Erma (Warren) Hoffman.

He was a 1941 Newcomerstown High School graduate and a World War II Army veteran.

He retired from General Tire in 1985 after 30 years of service. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Newcomerstown, where he served as an Elder.

On June 10, 1951, he married Mildred (Gray) Hoffman, who passed away on July 15, 2002.

He is survived by his son, Gary (Janet) Hoffman of Northfield; three daughters, Connie Sproat of Newcomerstown, Cheryl (Phillip) Hull of Waco, Texas, and Patti (Butch) Elkins of Bolivar; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold Hoffman of New Philadelphia.

He was preceded in death by his three sisters, Irene Hothem, Ruth VanVoorhis, and Erma Day.

Memorial service were Saturday, July 11, 2015, at Christ United Methodist Church of Newcomerstown with the Rev. Ben George officiating.

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