Services for John George Hoffman Jr., a retired truck driver from the Eastern Shore, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Henry W. Jenkins and Sons funeral establishment, 4905 York Road.
Mr. Hoffman, who was 69, died of complications from pneumonia on Christmas Day at his Eastern Shore home.
A resident of Marion, in Somerset County, Mr. Hoffman drove 18-wheelers for Weber and Republic Van Lines in Baltimore for many years. He retired from Republic in 1970 but later worked for the Arundel Construction Co. until he stopped working because of a medical disability in 1980.
Born and reared in Baltimore, Mr. Hoffman entered the Navy at 17 and was assigned to submarines during World War II. He was discharged as a chief radio man in 1946. For his service he was awarded the World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Submarine Combat Pin.