James Hoskins

July 22, 1921 - August 15, 2015

07/22/1921 - 08/15/2015

Past Services

Cemetery
Tuesday August 18, 2015
11:00 am
Wallace Memorial Cemetery
16155 Midland Trail West
Crawley, WV 24931
(304) 392-9811 | Directions
Service
Tuesday August 18, 2015
11:00 am
Wallace Memorial Cemetery
16155 Midland Trail West
Crawley, WV 24931
(304) 392-9811 | Directions
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Graveside Service

Memorial

Additional Information:

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:

Bear Creek Pentecostal Holiness Church

18730 Bear Creek Road

Catlettsburg, KY 41129

Phone: (606) 928-1277

James M. Hoskins, 94, formerly of Buffalo Creek, WV, passed peacefully with family at his bedside on August 15, 2015 in Virginia Beach, VA. He was born July 22, 1921 in Kettle Island, KY to the late Millard & Virgie (Asher) Hoskins. Jim was also preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Jane (Brock) Hoskins; siblings, Rachel Evans, Abbie Bullins, Willie Hoskins, & Henry Hoskins; and grandson, Buddy McReynolds.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Barbara (Randy) Barnes, Margaret McReynolds, Jewell Wood, & James (Bertha) Hoskins; brother, Arthur (Freda) Hoskins; grandchildren, Chris Phillips, Rupie Phillips, Michelle (Mark) Napier, Tamie (Scott) Glasgo, & Alex Hoskins; and great grandchildren, Taylor Counts & Sophia Lauryn Phillips.
Jim proudly served in the US Army during WWII and was a member of Masonic Lodge, Sandy Hook 576. He worked as a coal miner in Kentucky & West Virginia for over 40 years. Upon retirement, Jim was a vegetable farmer in Grayson, KY & later in Bumpass, VA. He was a member of Bear Creek Pentecostal Holiness Church in Catlettsburg, KY. Jim was an avid fisherman who at the age of 85, caught a VA State Citation Large Mouth Bass.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at 11 am in Wallace Memorial Cemetery, 16155 Midland Trail West, Crawley, WV 24931, with Brother Mike Moore officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Bear Creek Pentecostal Holiness Church, 18730 Bear Creek Rd, Catlettsburg, KY, 41129. Altmeyer Funeral Home in Virginia Beach, VA is handling arrangements (757)422-4000. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfh.com
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Janice Birt Brooks
6 years ago

My deepest sympathy and prayers are with the family.

Bob Lackland
6 years ago

Our thoughts & prayers are with the family as you all reflect upon the full life he led . . . A life dedicated to his family, his community & his country. I’m certain the memories will bring a few tears & lots of laughter!

Brenda Clark
6 years ago

I will always treasure the memories of Uncle Jim, now and as a child. I thought he was a wonderful person so loving and kind to all. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Jenny and John Ohm
6 years ago

So sorry to hear of Uncle Jim’s passing. Sending love and prayers to all of the family.

Becky & Nick Pranis
6 years ago

I will always cherish the fond memory of our visit to see Uncle Jim and Aunt MIldred in Bumpass. It was the most wonderful time. Our deepest sympathy and love – Becky, Nick & Tweety

Randy and Nancy Campbell
6 years ago

Jim, Bertha and Alex,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Your father left a great legacy in the son he raised. Our deepest sympathies.

Donna & Don
6 years ago

Our prayers are with you Marge & for your Family. Remember that we love and care about you.

John A. Jernigan MD
6 years ago

hello Jim, you have my deepest sympathy on the loss of your father. May God bless you in this time of stress.

Sam and Kathy Scoggin
6 years ago

Dear Jim, Bertha, Alex, Jewell, Rupie and family: What a great life he led surrounded by a loving family! Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May he rest in peace. Love, the Scoggin and Waters family

Kathy & Gunter Zerbes
6 years ago

RIP Uncle Jim. I wish I could remember you from when I was a child. You will be missed by friends and family alike. Go be with your GOD.
Love,
Kathy (Vincent’s daughter) & Gunter Zerbes