James Hoffman

James Alvin “Jim” Hoffman, 69, a resident of Belington passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Dec. 23, 1944, in Philippi, a son of William “Bill” and Marvella (Dawson) Hoffman of Belington.

Also surviving are sister, Diana Sue Brutsman; her daughter, DeNee LePage and her children, James Liston, wife, Carrie, and their daughter, Emma Jane; William Wright II and Rebecca DeNee Wright; sister-in-law, Betty Hoffman, her children, Alethea Hoffman Nummy, husband, Tommy, and their children, Kendyl and James; Lisa Hoffman; Brandy Hoffman, husband, Eric, and their children Broghan, Erica, Gretta, Miriam and Quentin.

Mr. Hoffman was preceded in death by one brother, Juliam “Jody” Paul Hoffman

He was a rural route carrier for the United States Post Office. Mr. Hoffman served in the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and briefly in the Army Reserves. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Laurel Mountain Post 410 and American Legion Post 96 of Belington. Mr. Hoffman graduated from Chaffey College in Alta Loma, Calif. He attended Southern Baptist Church in Philippi.

Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home, 216 N. Walnut St. in Philippi, today from noon to 1:30 p.m., the service hour, with Pastor John Dixon officiating. Entombment will follow in Bryan Memorial Mausoleum.

In Jim’s memory, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at