Conrad William Hoffman

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Conrad William Hoffman

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 01:22
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Conrad William Hoffman, 93, of Richmond, Missouri, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020, at North Kansas City Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Conrad was born on Nov. 14, 1926, in Wellington, Missouri, the son of William F. and Ida (Beckman) Hoffman. He was united in marriage to Anna Lee Grubb of Independence, Missouri, on Feb. 22, 1953. She survives of the home.

Additional survivors include a granddaughter, Karissa Rishele (Cody) Crawford of Kearney, Missouri; three great-grandchildren, Diesel Hoffman, Maddox Crawford and Natalie Crawford; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Alma F. and J. Lionel Edson of Independence; Melissa Jordan of Excelsior Springs, Missouri; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Kevin Wayne Hoffman; infant brother, Raymond; sister, Edna Schwartz; and brother-in-law, Allen Schwartz.

Conrad worked at General Motors Leed’s Plant and retired after 33 years in 1987. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union Local 93. Conrad was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a 50-year member of the Richmond Masonic Lodge 57 AF & AM and a member of the Richmond VFW. Conrad was an honorary warrior in the Tribe of Mic-O-Say. He was a member of the Richmond United Methodist Church, serving on several committees, and was a member of the board of trustees for many years. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Conrad loved working outside, especially driving the big tractor on his farm and the Burgess farms. He also loved doing work for the church. Conrad just enjoyed life and his farm.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Richmond United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge 57 AF & AM or to the Boy Scouts of Richmond Troop 324. They can be left at or mailed to Thurman Funeral Home, 507 E. Main St.-P.O. Box 190, Richmond, MO 64085.

Visitation with funeral services began at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the Richmond United Methodist Church, with a Masonic service following at 10:45 a.m., followed by a Tribe of Mic-O-Say service, with funeral services following at 11 a.m. Burial took place in Richmond Memory Gardens. Military honors were provided by the U.S. Army and Ray County veterans. Please remember to share your memories of Conrad with the family by visiting