James Sims "Pappy" Hoffman, 92, of Boston died Friday, May 3, 2019 at Culpeper Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born January 25, 1927 in Rapidan to the late Richard and Laura Eddins Hoffman. Pappy was a veteran of the US Army and served during WWII. Prior to his enlistment into the Army, he was offered a triple A contract with the Chicago White Sox and remained an avid baseball fan throughout his life. He was a member and past deacon of New Salem Baptist Church, a charter member and inaugural vice-president of the Salem Fire Department, and charter member of Salem Ruritan Club. He is survived by two children, Randy Hoffman (Debbie) of Culpeper, and Libby Ouellette (E.J.) of Griffinsburg; daughter-in-law, Debbie Hoffman of Culpeper; sister, Virginia Durrer of Ruckersville; and nine grandchildren, Cathy Uribe (Gil) of Griffinsburg, Samantha Fontaine (Gene) of Bristow, Joe Ouellette (fiancé Jess Purtell) of Mt. Vernon, Jay Hoffman (Kacey) of Severn, MD, Justin Hoffman (Jenn) of Culpeper, Jordan Hoffman of Culpeper, Steven Hoffman of Culpeper, Alex Hoffman (Debbie) of Culpeper, and Richard Hoffman (Ashley) of Culpeper. Additional survivors include thirteen great grandchildren, Brandon, Brody, Sophia, R.J., Jax, Addi, James, L.J., Jocelyn, Jefferson, Kennedy, Aiden and Aaron. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Hoffman; and one son, Bill Hoffman. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 3 p.m. at New Salem Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Dodson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to New Salem Baptist Church, 8233 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, VA 22701. An online guestbook and tribute wall are available at www.foundandsons.com Found and Sons Funeral Chapel of Culpeper is serving the family.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS EXPANDED THE * FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND, CALVERT AND ST. MARYS. IN VIRGINIA, ALBEMARLE, CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE, CULPEPER, GREENE, KING GEORGE, MADISON, NELSON, NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE, ORANGE, RAPPAHANNOCK, AND SPOTSYLVANIA. * UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING. * THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND LINGER INTO THE EVENING. LOCALIZED RAINFALL TOTALS OF SEVERAL INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. THIS COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING, ESPECIALLY IN THE URBAN AREAS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED. &&
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 394 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL MARYLAND ANNE ARUNDEL HOWARD MONTGOMERY PRINCE GEORGES IN NORTHERN MARYLAND BALTIMORE BALTIMORE CITY HARFORD IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND CALVERT CHARLES ST. MARYS IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 21 COUNTIES IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA ALBEMARLE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG GREENE KING GEORGE ORANGE SPOTSYLVANIA IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA ARLINGTON CITY OF ALEXANDRIA CITY OF FAIRFAX CITY OF FALLS CHURCH CITY OF MANASSAS CITY OF MANASSAS PARK CULPEPER FAIRFAX FAUQUIER LOUDOUN PRINCE WILLIAM STAFFORD IN NORTHWEST VIRGINIA MADISON RAPPAHANNOCK THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ABERDEEN, ALEXANDRIA, ANNAPOLIS, ARLINGTON, ARNOLD, ASPEN HILL, BALTIMORE, BEL AIR, BETHESDA, BOWIE, CALIFORNIA, CAMP SPRINGS, CATONSVILLE, CHANTILLY, CHARLOTTESVILLE, CHESAPEAKE BEACH, CLINTON, COLLEGE PARK, COLUMBIA, CROZET, CULPEPER, DAHLGREN, DUNDALK, DUNKIRK, EDGEWOOD, ELLICOTT CITY, ESSEX, FAIRFAX, FALLS CHURCH, FALLSTON, FALMOUTH, FREDERICKSBURG, GAITHERSBURG, GERMANTOWN, GLEN BURNIE, GORDONSVILLE, GREENBELT, HAVRE DE GRACE, HERNDON, HUNTINGTOWN, JOPPATOWNE, LAUREL, LEESBURG, LEXINGTON PARK, LUSBY, MADISON, MANASSAS, MANASSAS PARK, MCLEAN, NORTH BEACH, ODENTON, ORANGE, PARKVILLE, PIKESVILLE, POTOMAC, PRINCE FREDERICK, RANDALLSTOWN, RESTON, ROCKVILLE, SEVERN, SEVERNA PARK, SILVER SPRING, SOUTH GATE, SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE, ST. CHARLES, STANARDSVILLE, STERLING, SUITLAND-SILVER HILL, TOWSON, WALDORF, WARRENTON, WASHINGTON, WASHINGTON, AND WOODBRIDGE.