Laverne “Al” Hofacker age 67, of Hollansburg passed away at 2:18 AM on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville. Al was born April 30, 1950, in Braffetsville to the late Albert Leon & Treva (Irvine) Hofacker.
Al is survived by his wife, Peggy Barge whom he married May 1, 2015; children, Patricia & Brett Clark of Gettysburg, Alan & Martha Hofacker of Winchester, Indiana and Katy Gibboney of Greenville; step-children, Dennis Simons III of Hollansburg and Dalton Barge of Hollansburg; 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; brother, David Hofacker of Greenville; and sister, Christine & Thomas Pleiman of Greenville.
Al retired from Union City Body Co. in Union City, Indiana and later worked security at Fram Corporation in Greenville. Al was Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 96 in New Madison for 4 years. He was an active member in AA for 22 years and inspired many to keep fighting the good fight.
A celebration of Al’s life will be held at 5:00 PM on Friday, November 3, 2017, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Pam Shuttleworth officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday from 4:00 to 5:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help offset funeral expenses. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com