William A. Hoffman Jr., a retired vice president of human resources at MedStar Harbor Hospital who enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake Bay, died Monday of heart failure at Future Care of the Chesapeake in Arnold.
The longtime Severna Park resident was 88.
The son of William Arthur Hoffman Sr., a wallpaper hanger, and Amelia Tiedemann Hoffman, a homemaker, William Arthur Hoffman Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised in Walbrook.
After graduating in 1946 from Forest Park High School, he worked for Pittsburgh Plate Glass before joining the Coast Guard in 1951; he served as an electrician's mate.
Following his Coast Guard service, Mr. Hoffman worked as a representative for...