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Gerald "Gary" E. Hofacker

August 11, 1961 - November 13, 2018

Burial Date November 17, 2018

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Gerald “Gary” Ervin Hofacker, 57 of Lima, passed away November 13, 2018, at Mercy Health – St. Rita’s Medical Center.

Gary was born August 11, 1961 in Lima to Gerald “Slim” Hofacker, who preceded him in death and Shari (Luchini) Hofacker who survives him in Lima. On August 11, 1990, he married Janice (Hoffman) Hofacker, who survives him in Lima.

Gary graduated from Bluffton High School in 1979 with honors and then attended The Ohio State University, Lima branch. He started at Allen County Juvenile Facility in 1991 where he worked his way up to Captain; he was a very hard-worker who wouldn’t miss a day of work. Gary was involved in the Allen County Juvenile pool league where he was very successful. He was an avid Ohio State, Browns and Yankees fan and he loved his music. More than anything, Gary loved spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife and mother, Gary is survived by sons, Donovan Mabry, Timothy Alan (Debbie) Hoffman and Jason Owen (Katie Pfenning) Mabry; daughter, Nichole (James Skaggs) Mabry; grandchildren, Coral, Destiny, Sage, Kaiden, Kyleigh,; great-grandchild, Kaydence; brothers, Alex (Beatrice) Hofacker and Adam (Jane) Hofacker; sister, Melinda McDougal and 8 nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, Gary is preceded in death by his brother, Bruce Hofacker; paternal grandparents, Charles & Iva (Taylor) Hofacker and maternal grandparents, Marion & Alice (Kramer) Luchini.

Visitation will be Saturday, November 17, 2018, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES – SHAWNEE CHAPEL.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.


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