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.

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