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Rodney James Hoffman – April 5, 2015


Rodney James Hoffman

Rodney James Hoffman, of Susanville, California, passed away on April 5, 2015, after a short illness surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 10, 2015 at 11:30 a.m., at Calvary Chapel, 450 Richmond Road.  Pastor Mike Scanlan will be officiating.  Inurnment will follow at the Diamond Crest Cemetery in Johnstonville.

Rod was born in Harbor City, California, to Barbara Hoffman November 16, 1964.

In 1989, Rod met the love of his life and best friend, Brenda, in Upland, California, and they were married a year later awaiting the birth of their first son.  They were married for 25 years.

Rod worked construction in Southern California until 1995 when he and Brenda relocated to Susanville for Brenda’s job with the Department of Corrections. After moving the family to Susanville, Rod stayed at home and watched the boys while Brenda was at work, but then worked many long hours over the years for Susanville Real Estate, Susanville Towing and then  Amerigas in Susanville so that Brenda could be home with their family.  Rod was devoted to his family and loved his wife and boys more than anything.  Rod enjoyed camping with his family, he loved watching the Price is Right, playing golf and beer league softball and buying vehicles.  He loved hanging out with his son Zach and Zach’s Army battle buddies. Rod was also devoted to his grandchildren, Brooklyn and Jaxon.  The family dogs Zeus, Willy and Blade were devoted to Rod and Rod’s buddies.

Rod is survived by his wife Brenda, their son Zachary; his two grandchildren Brooklyn and Jaxon; his sisters, Pam (Rich), Lydia, brothers Fred (Jeanne); Roger (Lori);  niece Colby Hoffman, and many other family members.

Rod is preceded in death by his son Alan Hoffman, mother Barbara Hoffman, and sister Carol Stevenson.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Northern California Cancer Advocates, P.O. Box 270938, Susanville, CA  96127.

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