Taps for Carl W. Hoffmann

Monday, March 12, 2007 Abilene Reporter-News

EASTLAND – Carl W. (Dub) Hoffmann, Jr. prominent businessman and resident of Eastland, Texas, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2007.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday March 13, 2007 at 10 a.m. in the First Baptist Church in Eastland conducted by Dr. Shawn Brewer and Dr. Eric McKinney.

Dub was born in Eastland on June 5, 1938, to the late C. W. and Bess Hoffmann. As a young boy he attended Eastland Elementary and graduated from Peacock Academy in San Antonio. He attended Texas Tech and Lubbock Christian in Lubbock.

Returning to Eastland in September 1963, he managed Eastland Supply which his family owned. In 1968, Dub purchased Poe Floral and was known for his superior floral business for twenty-six years.

Dub loved his home town and was always willing to help and strived to improve his community.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Eastland Masonic Lodge, Fort Worth Scottish Rite, Moslah Temple, Eastland City Commissioner serving as Chairman of the Board from 1988 to 1995. West Central Texas Council of Government Executive Board, Eastland Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Eastland Food Pantry Board, Eastland Antique Car Club, and an active member of the Texas Silver Haired Legislature, serving on the Retirement & Aging Committee as well as on the Operations Committee. Dub was honored by the Eastland Chamber with the Golden Deed Award.

Survivors include wife, Jean; Son Carl W. (Trey) Hoffmann of Dallas; Daughter Tiffany Hoffmann Turetzky and Husband, David of Secaucus, New Jersey; Step-Son, Mike Carter and Wife Dana of Longview and two Grandchildren, Laura Jean Carter and Zach Turetzky.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, W. H. Hoffmann, Sr., and sister Mary Katherine Hoffmann Gavrel.

Memorial may be made to the charity of your choice.