Edward Hoffman, age 77 of Lawrenceville, Georgia and formally of Mt. Holly, NC died peacefully in his sleep on April 19, 2018. He retired from General Motors Parts Division after 37 years. He is survived by his wife, Dianne Russell; daughter, Melanie Keeling (Chris), son, Scott Hoffman (Pam) and grandchildren, Natalie Delgado (Daniel), Morgan Keeling, Dr. Ashley Hoffman, Nathan Hoffman, and Ryan Hoffman. He is also survived by his sister, Ann Emmett and brother, Hoyle Hoffman (Nancy), and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Everette and Elizabeth Hoffman, brothers, Jim and Hugh Hoffman and sisters, Jean Wilson and Rebecca Hager. He enjoyed spending time with his family having cookouts and bonfires in his backyard and working in his yard. He especially loved his loyal companion, Foxy, who never left his side. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Centerview Baptist Church, 2300 Acme Road, Belmont, NC 28012 The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-277-4550. Online condolences can be expressed at www.wagesandons.com

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  1. Dear Scott and loved ones,
    I am sorry to hear of Eddie’s passing.
    You all are in my prayers for comfort and strength
    during your time of sorrow.
    Perhaps Eddie, Bill Rowell and Chuck Formaro can join together in honor of HIS works.
    Sincerely,
    Debra Rowell GM SPO

  2. Diane, Melody and Scott and Family:

    Eddie was such a good person. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Have comfort in knowing he is suffering no longer. I love you cousins!!!

  3. Hoyle and Family I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your Brother,the family has endured so much in the last months. Sending love and prayers to all of you.

  4. Dear Scott and Family,
    The Maxwell Family wishes you and your family peace during this difficult time. I will be praying for you all. Much love and God bless you all,

  5. Dear Scott and Family,
    Scott and Family I’m so sorry to hear about your dad and I know its a difficult time for all of you but I send my prayers to all of you. I have a lot of respect for Eddie as well as for you Scott but I hope that you will always remember John 3:16. My God Bless all of you.

  6. We asked God to surround all of you with his supernatural peace, comfort and strength.
    Our prayers and love we send to you.

  7. Dianne, Melanie, and Family, David and I have you all in our Thoughts and Prayers. May God Bless you with his Love and Comfort during this time. We send our Love also. With Deepest Sympathy.

  8. Dianne,Scott and your whole family.Very sorry to hear of Eddie’s passing..He was a terrific person and a very good supervisor.My Mother thought the world of you both..Rest in peace Eddie and may God bless your family.

  9. Scott may you have peace during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Pam and the kids. Sorry for your loss. Love you guys.

  10. Dear Scott and family, So sorry for your loss but glad your dad is no longer in pain. Thinking of you all. Love, Kristy & Russ

  11. Scott, Pam and family…so sorry to hear of Scott’s dad passing. I didn’t see it until today or I would have come to the viewing. You are a special family and will be in my prayers .

  12. Dianne, I just spoke with Della. She gave me the sad news! I am so deeply sorry for your loss. My prayers are for comfort for you, Melanie, Scott and their families. Eddie was a wonderful man and he fought for many years. Now his body is healed and he is rejoicing with our Lord. My prayers are with you all and I will talk to you soon. Deepest Sympathies.

  13. Dianne and family,
    Please know all of our family are thinking of you. Dianne, you’re always there for everyone else and I know your friends and family are anxious to be there for you during this hard time. What a proud Grandfather, Father and Husband, Eddie was. One of my favorite quotes from my Aunt Honey that gets me through the toughest of times is, “Our lives are richer because of the friendships we have made, the traditions we have established, and the memories we will cherish forever.” What a legacy he has left. Sending you all of our love. -Ann, John, Trent & Lane

  14. Having known Eddie for 60 years it will be hard to imagine him not here.He was always a fun guy to be around.This world is a better place because he was once with us.Blessings for all his family at this time.

  15. Dianne, Scott and all your family I think you know how much Eddie meant to me. I have always had so much respect for Eddie and he always treated me with the same. It really touched my heart for you to allow me to visit Eddie in your home. I will always treasure that short and sweet time I was able to e with him and his family. If you ever need me for anything please let me know May God give you peace as only he can. Love y’all.

  16. So sorry to hear about Eddie’s passing. I work with both he and Scott at G.M. May God comfort you all during this difficult time.

  17. So sorry to hear about Eddie passing. I was out of town and did not get back in time for his visitation. I have some wonderful memories of working as supervisors together at General Motors Parts. He and I made supervisor at the same time.
    You all will be in my prayers.

  18. I am so sorry for your loss. God is the source of life and an enemy of death. His Word can help strengthen us during difficult times like this. Acts 24:15 gives a wonderful hope of a resurrection for those we have sadly lost in death. May God provide comfort and peace to the family.

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