August 6, 1938 - February 20, 2019
James William Hoskinson, 80, of Fairmont, passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. He was born on August 06, 1938, in Fairmont, a son of the late Robert Leonard Hoskinson and Bertha Virginia (Boyles) Hoskinson. After graduating East Fairmont High School in 1957, James went on proudly serve his country for six years in the United States Army. He was a mechanic by trade and worked for International Harvester and Peterbilt Motors; he will be remembered for his love of bowling, Nascar, and spending time with friends and family. James is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Margaret “Maggie” Hoskinson. James is survived by daughter, Shelly Hoskinson, of Virginia; grandchildren: Kelsey Hoskinson, Cody Keller and wife Emily, all of Virginia, Brandy Hoskinson and Stephen Hoskinson and girlfriend, Tabetha, all of Fairmont, and Ernest Yeager, of Mannington; great-grandchildren: Cody Keller II, of Virginia, and Morgan McMillian and Landon Hoskinson, both of Fairmont, as well as many loving nieces and nephews. James is also survived by sisters: Betty Skarzinski, and Dorothy McElfresh and husband Junior, all of Fairmont. In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by son, Michael Hoskinson; sisters: Judy L. Wilfong, Cleo Jean Dusky, Alice Lee Hoskinson, Billie Melton, and Josephine Delores Hoskinson; brother, Robert Hoskinson Jr.; and brother-in-law, Stanley Skarzinski. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home to offset the funeral expenses. The family requests that everyone come to the funeral home in casual dress and attire. Family and friends are welcome to call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, on Monday, February 25, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., with services starting at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home, with family friend Pastor Larry Kincell officiating; entombment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens.
James William Hoskinson, 80, of Fairmont, passed away at his home on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. He was born on August 06, 1938, in Fairmont, a son of the late Robert Leonard Hoskinson and Bertha Virginia (Boyles) Hoskinson. After graduating... View Obituary & Service Information
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