Charles Richard Hoffman,82, passed away on September 9, 2022, he was born on February 28, 1940 to Warren and Ione Hoffman in Akron, Ohio. He was raised in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and attended grade school there. His high school years were spent at Greenbrier Military School in West Virginia where he graduated in 1958 and his his university years were spent at Akron University where he received his Bachelors Degree in Business Management and post graduate work in the School of Law. He held a variety of jobs, first as a draftsman, industrial sales, computer salesman and office manager and later obtained a Texas Teachers Certificate and went on to teach at school. He retired from TAMU-Kingsville where he worked as a research assistant for the Dean of Education.
Chuck was an even tempered, easy to get along with and easy to to live with. He was devoted to his family, community and country. He was Patriotic and loved volunteering on the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay. He earned 7,823 hours as a volunteer, greeting guests, driving the cart, teaching education classes and becoming the volunteer group president.
Chuck met his wife of 62 years when Beverly joined the Civil Air Patrol Squadron in Cuyahoga Falls where they served as Cadet and senior members doing drill, aviation education and search and rescue operations. It was in CAP where chuck became interested in Amateur Radio Operation Club here in Corpus Christi.
Chuck was an avid sailor and a past Commodore of the Padre Island Yacht Club. He fulfilled a long standing dream when he and Beverly retired from Texas A&M University, Kingsville and moved aboard their Hunter 40.5 Sailboat and went cruising for two years.
Chuck left behind his wife Beverly Winters Hoffman who he married August 6, 1960 and two children; Michael Hoffman and wife Patty Gose and Kathleen Hoffman Merice and husband Kenneth, to Grandchildren; Amber Merice and Brittany Patrick, five great grandchildren; Kaytlin Dalton, Trevor Dalton, Leanna Powell, Cameron Patrick and Raelyn Patrick.
A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 11 am until 2:00 pm at 13913 Skysail St., Corpus Christi, Texas.
In Lieu of flowers please make donations to USS Lexington or to La Posada in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.CageMillsFuneralDirectors.com for the Hoffman family.