Theodore Steven Hoffman, Jr.

July 23, 1956 ~ April 22, 2021 (age 64)


Theodore "Ted" Hoffman, Jr., aka Poppy of Rock Hill, SC, formerly of Bel Air, MD, died April 22, 2021. Born in Maryland, he was the son of the late Theodore S. Hoffman, Sr. and Martha "Molly" Gorman Hoffman.

Ted was in the Freight Forwarding business for 20 years plus. Recently worked at Red Wing Shoes.

His life revolved around his family. He loved his family more than life itself.

He enjoyed having his hair done by his granddaughter, Addison. She would accent it with ribbons, barrettes and color it. He enjoyed playing Barbies, coloring, store, and restaurant with his grand-daughters. He would play anything with his "girls". He was a wonderful, loving Father and Grandfather.

He enjoyed making people laugh. He did stand-up comedy in his earlier days. He loved listening to rock-n-roll. He enjoyed conversations with his longtime friend, Charlie.

Ted leaves behind his wife of 30 years, Karen Godwin Hoffman, daughter Whitney H. Whitesides, son-in-law Quay, and grand-children, Addison, Evey and Hunter. In addition he leaves behind his sisters Lisa H. Rios and Janine H. McMillian along with nephews, nieces and his brother-in-laws. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Kim Ataei-Kachuei.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Heart Association.

A private memorial service will be Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Bass Cauthen Funeral Home. 


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