Jeffrey L. Hoffstatter, age 72, of Chillicothe, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria.
Jeff was born on May 23, 1950 in Peoria, IL to Robert and Marie (Willett) Hoffstatter. He married Jenny Rankin Claycomb on March 17, 1990 at Blue Ridge Methodist Church in Edelstein.
Surviving are his wife of 32 years, Jenny; his children, Anna (Richard) Houser and Todd Claycomb; his grandchildren, Cole Yetton, Kameron Houser, Logan Claycomb and Alivia Houser; and his brother, Billy Hoffstatter, all of Chillicothe. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Bobbie Martin and Pat Lange; and three brothers, Freddie, Mike and Steve Hoffstatter.
Jeff worked for Bradley University until he retired in 2008. He was an avid sports fan and loved his Chicago Cubs, Bears and Bulls (even if they were losing.) Jeff was a lifelong member of AA and was very proud of his sobriety and service to the organization. It and his family were his greatest joys.
Services will be held on Friday, February 3, 2023 at 2pm at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe with visitation beginning at noon. Burial will immediately follow at Chillicothe City Cemetery. Memorials may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.