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Michael D. Hoffman, age 61, of El Dorado Springs, MO, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016. Mike was born on February 2, 1955, in Manhattan, KS, the son of Glenn and Annabelle Hoffman. He started school in Zeandale, KS, then moved with his family to El Dorado Springs, MO.
Mike met the love of his life, Kathy Gibbs. To this relationship three children were born: Kendall, Nicole, and Janna.
Mike enjoyed making things work on “his timetable.” He really enjoyed fixing the unfixable and tackling things no one else would. Visiting, hanging out, and playing with his grandchildren were his greatest joys. When he was younger he worked at the family saw mill. Most of his life was spent as an all around mechanic. At the time of his passing Mike worked for Jerry Jones.
Preceding Mike in death were his parents, Glenn and Annabelle; his stepmother, LouAnn; his brothers, Darrell Hoffman and Mac McFarland.
Survivors include Kathy of the home; three children: Kendall Gibbs of El Dorado Springs, MO, Nicole Gibbs and life partner, Melissa Williams of El Dorado Springs, MO, and Janna Penn and husband Dewayne of El Dorado Springs; ten grandchildren: Kelsey Rene, Blake, Victoria, Tannon, Allaura, Devon, Kelsey Marie, Kayla, Alexia, and Alana; three brothers: Don and wife Brenda of American Somoa, Kenneth and wife Pam of Webb City, MO, and David and wife Jennifer of Newtonia, MO; one sister, Vicky White of Granby, MO; two sisters-in-law: Kathy Hoffman of Stockton, MO, and Kate McFarland of El Dorado Springs, MO; and many more family and friends.
Funeral services for Michael Hoffman will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home with Bro. Everett Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Harwood Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are: Bradley Hoffman, Jason Spencer, Kevin Bland, Kevin Scott, Lofty Gibbs, Robert Wayne Gibbs, and D.J. Reeder. Honorary pallbearers are: Jack O’Brien, Tannon Gibbs, and Corey Hoffman.