Randy Lynn Hoskins, 49, of Jonesboro, son of retired Piggott Postmaster Bobby Hoskins and Walcott Postmaster June Hoskins of Piggott, died Thursday, Jan. 08, 2009, at his home. Born in Flint, Mich., he was a 1978 graduate of Jonesboro High School. He lived in Richardson, Texas, for 24 years before moving back to Jonesboro in 2004. He was a project engineer in the telecommunications industry and worked several years for Cais Internet in Dallas. He was a member of Covenant Church in Dallas. He was a helicopter pilot and an avid auto mechanic.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife, Annette Hoskins of the home; two sons and daughter-in-law, Matt Hoskins of Paragould and Josh and Lanna Hoskins of Brookland; a daughter and son-in-law, Courtney and Tyler Bounds of Jonesboro; a sister, Kim Young of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; and a granddaughter, Olivia Bounds.
Funeral services were held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Emerson Memorial Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks consideration be given to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis 38105.
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