John Robert Hoskins

Thursday, September 29, 2016

John Robert Hoskins, 57, of Keiser, passed from this life Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Born in Three Rivers, Mich., he was the son of the late Robert Hoskins and a 1976 graduate of Three Rivers High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from Universal Steel in Grenada, Miss., as a welder. He enjoyed fishing and working on trucks.

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his brother, Phillip Hoskins, and a great-grandson, Javeon James.

Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Rethia Lindsey Hoskins of the home; his son, John David Hoskins of California; three daughters, Crystal Herron of Jonesboro, Susan Sanders-Smithey of Keiser and Amber Hoskins of Three Rivers, Mich.; his mother, Barbara Hoskins of Three Rivers, Mich.; two sisters, Connie Poulsen of Three Rivers, Mich., and Karen Rector of Scotts, Mont.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Allen Walker and Rev. Keith Stokes officiating. Burial will follow in the Garden Pointe Cemetery in Etowah. The family will receive visitors Friday afternoon from 1 until service time.

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