Cornelius "Bud" Hoff, 86, of Lubbock passed away Monday, April 9, 2018. He was born June 27, 1931 in Luverne, Minnesota to Henry and Anna (Van Batavia) Hoff. After graduating from Inwood H.S., he enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served for two years during the Korean War. Bud married Eldora (Veldman) Hoff on December 31, 1954 in Inwood, Iowa. He spent his days farming corn and soy beans in Lyon County, Iowa until 1977 when the family moved to Dalhart. Bud retired from farming to Gilbert, Arizona before relocating to Lubbock to be closer to family in 2012. He was a member of Lakeridge Methodist Church.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 63 years, Eldora; three daughters, Karen and her husband Shon Qualls of Lubbock, Cindy Schipper of Allen, Sandy and her husband Kirk Farris of Nazareth; six grandchildren, Taylor Schipper, Shon "Dalton" Qualls, Lindsey and husband John Beverlin, Zachary and wife Lacey Farris, Maegan and husband Jordy Rowland, Zane and wife Karis Farris; ten great grandchildren, Knox Beverlin, Copper Farris, Chesney Farris, Aubree Rowland, Ace Rowland, Harper Rowland, Tag Rowland, Jett Farris, Kannon Farris, and Kree Farris.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Grace and her husband Henry Kooima, two children, Mark and Jill Hoff.
A celebration of life service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 13, 2018 at Combest Family Memorial Chapel.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorial donations be made to the charity of your choice.
A reception will be held in Inwood, Iowa at a later date in July.