Retired Army Lt. Col. Roy A. Hoffman, 58, a veteran of 22 years Army service who had been curator of the George Washington Museum at the Mascnie National Memorial in Alexandria for the past three years, died of a gastric hemorrhgage Friday at Alexandria Hospital.
Mr. Hoffman was a native of Pittsburgh and a 1944 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He served in the European Theater during World War II, in Korea during the conflict there and with the 18th airborne coprs during the early 1960s.
He came to Washington in 1963 and worked as a logistics officer at the Army Materiel Command for three years before retiring from the Army in 1966.
He worked for the Postal Service and as a civilian employe of the Army before joining the Masonic National Memorial.
Mr. Hoffman was a Mason and belonged to Kena Temple and the Scottish Rite.
He was member of American Legion Post No. 24 in Alexandria.
Mr. Hoffman also belonged to the Retired Officers Association and the Association of Graduates of West Point.
He is survived by his wife, Doris E. of the home in Alexandria, and his mother, Carrie I. Hoffman, of Alexandria.