Judy Hoffman, Deceased

Judy Strickler Hoffman, 69, wife of Ronald S. Hoffman, passed away peacefully on Thursday April 10, 2014 surrounded by her family and friends. Judy loved her Lord Jesus Christ and her family with all her heart. Born December 31, 1944 in Danville, Kentucky to the late Herbert M. and Lena Belle McDonald Strickler. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Joyce S. Simmons.

In addition to her husband of 44 years, Judy is survived by daughter Amy H. Dame and her husband, Paul and grandchildren, Lindsay, Zachary, and Benjamin all of Lexington, daughter Deborah H. Ferguson and her husband, David, and grandchildren, Savannah and Sean of Kingwood, TX, and sister, Joan S. Reed of Altamonte Springs, FL., and a sister-in-law; Kathryn D. Hoffman of Danville. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Judy was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Andover, Lexington, KY. She was a member of the Andover Golf and Country Club and the Honorable Order of the Kentucky Colonels. She was a past member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church Preschool Board in Louisville, KY. She was past president of the Kentucky Women's Golf Association, a tournament golfer in Kentucky winning two Women's Central Kentucky Championships and two Jefferson County Ladies Championships in Louisville and numerous Country Club Championships. Judy won her first Women's Club Championship at Danville Country Club at the age of fourteen. Judy graduated from Danville High School and qualified for the Boy's State High School Golf Championship when girls did not have a sanctioned state golf tournament. During her 24 year professional career she was a highly regarded tax accountant earning the respect and confidence of her many associates and helping hundreds of clients navigate the income tax system. She attended Northern Iowa University and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Fugazzi Business College in Lexington, Kentucky.

Judy's family would like to thank the University of Kentucky Medical team for providing wonderful care during her yearlong battle with cancer.

A Celebration of Life service was Saturday, April 19, 2014 at First United Methodist Church of Andover, 4131 Todds Road, Lexington, KY 40509. A private burial was in Bellevue Cemetery in Danville, Kentucky. Memorial donations are suggested to either First United Methodist Church of Andover or Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky.

Smith Funeral Home


George Hodgson said...

I'm so sorry to hear this news. I remember the first time I met Judy. Ron had taken me by his Frankfort apartment to discuss his territory as I was just in the process of assuming responsibility. Judy was kind and encouraging to this new kid. I extend my sincere condolences to Ron and his family!

Dave Wilde said...

I am very saddened to hear about the passing of Judy Hoffman. I was an ASR under Ron and liked him very much!

Marc Eisner said...

So sorry to hear the sad news.

Joyce and Jim Kincer said...

We are very sorry for your loss!
You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers!

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