Ricky LaVerne “Rick” Hoffman

Ricky LaVerne “Rick” Hoffman

Ricky LaVerne “Rick” Hoffman, 53, of Dodgeville, formerly of Platteville, died on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

A Celebration of Life and Time of Gathering will be from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 with a Memorial Service at 5:00 p.m. at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville. Rev. Brenda Whitford will officiate. Memorials may be made to the Ricky Hoffman Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.melbyfh.com

Ricky was born on May 21, 1963 in Platteville, son of LaVerne and Martina (Clark) Hoffman. For many years he worked in buying and selling large amounts of recycling materials. He later worked as a forklift operator at Land’s End in Dodgeville. Rick enjoyed his work, being with family, and morel and gin seng hunting. He was an avid Packers and Cubs fan.

Rick is survived by his wife, Becky of Dodgeville; son, Jeremy (Hope) Hoffman of Stewartville, MN; step-daughters, Chantelle Richmond of Dodgeville; Kayla Cleary of Ridgeway, WI; grandchildren, Chase and Destiny Hoffman and Jaxson Meuer; brothers, Wayne (Karen) Hoffman, Marshall Hoffman, Doug Hoffman all of Platteville; sisters, Pat Rewey and Pam (Nelson) NeCollins of all of Platteville; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Randall, sisters-in-law, Janelda and Janet, brother-in-law, Maynard, nephew, Brian and his father and mother-in-law.