August Hoffman Sr.

DUNLAP - August Allen Hoffman Sr. of Dunlap passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born June 4, 1950, in Peoria, Ill., the son of August F. and Leila B. (Bohannan) Hoffman. He married Sylvia S. Daily on July 10, 1999, in Dunlap, Ill.

Surviving are his wife; one daughter, Paula Gillespie of Bradford; three sons, August Hoffman Jr. of Peoria Heights and Mark Hoffman and Kenneth Hoffman, both of Dunlap; three stepdaughters, Wendy (Ron) Day and Kimberly (James) Bush, both of Peoria, and Sharon (Vince) Robison of Chillicothe; eight grandchildren; nine brothers; and five sisters.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

August worked for Caterpillar Inc. in East Peoria. He retired Aug. 31, 2011.

He was a member of UAW Local 974.

He enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing and camping. He was very much an "outdoorsman" and lived his life by the Golden Rule.

Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe, with visitation starting at 10 a.m. until the time of the services. Pastor Tim Beddingfield will officiate. Burial will be in the Chillicothe City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross.

Online memorials may be made to the family at www.

Funeral Home

Weber Hurd Funeral Home - CHILLICOTHE
1107 NO 4TH ST Chillicothe, IL 61523

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Feb. 28, 2014