Daily Archives: May 13, 2019

John F. Hofmann of Hebron, Ohio, December 29, 1954 – May 11, 2019

John F. Hofmann

A gathering of family and friends for John F. Hofmann, 64, of Hebron, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Brucker and Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St. Newark.

John, a retired postal carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, passed away May 11, 2019, at the OSU Ross Heart Hospital.  He was born December 29, 1954, in Columbus, to the late John and Margaret Rose (Griffith) Hofmann.

John was a Sheridan High School graduate.  He was an avid bowler, enjoyed drag racing his Mopar, music, James Bond Movies, Star Trek, Babylon 5, and was a fan of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Cleveland Browns.

He is survived by his wife, Shelly M. (Higgins) Hofmann; daughter, Donna E. Hofmann of Delaware; grandson, Shawn (Carrie) Jones of Columbus, and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Theresa Wycoff.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Newark Youth USBC, C/O Martha Stewart, 4384 Martinsburg Rd. Newark, Ohio 43055.

To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.

Rex J. Hardway of Newark, Ohio, August 14, 1933 – May 12, 2019

Rex J. Hardway, 85, of Newark, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019, at Alter Care Newark North. He was born on August 14, 1933, in Clay County, West Virginia, a son of the late Rufus and Alice Bessie (West) Hardway. He served his country in the US Air Force and was an owner/operator truck driver.
Surviving are his children, Rex A. (Mary) Hardway, Richard “Rick” Lee Hardway, Diana Thornton, Donna S. (Terry) Davis, Deborah Faye (Michael) Frewin; several grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; his brother Cecil (Anke) Hardway.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Marie “Dot” (Gheen) Hardway and five brothers and sisters.
To sign an online guest book, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com