March 25, 2013

Ross Hoskins, age 79, of Calvin, KY, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, March 24, 2013 at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was born July 9, 1933 at Balkan, Ky to the late Millard & Angeline (Wilder) Hoskins. He is survived by his loving and caring wife for 60 years, Ellene Wilder Hoskins. He retired from GM Truck & Coach in 1982 from Pontiac, MI. He believed in and was a member of the Holiness faith for 52 years. He was also a member of the Tanyard Hill Pentecostal Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Christine Miracle, Vivian Card; brother-n-laws Joe Miracle, Ray Taylor, Rev. Pearl Saylor; and a sister-n-laws Imogene Saylor and Della Wilder.

Left to mourn his passing are his wife, Ellene Hoskins of Calvin, KY; 3 sons: Rev. Mike Hoskins (Pamela) of London, KY, Rev. Ronnie Hoskins (Rita) of Arjay, KY, and Donald Hoskins (Karen) of Floyds Knobs, IN.; grandchildren, Charles Hoskins, Lesley Sizemore (Jamie), Kristie Guthrie (B.J.), Dawn Holland (Dustin), Daniel and Bethany Hoskins; great-grandchildren Samantha, Matthew and Dalton Sizemore, Haley and Corey Guthrie, and Rayawna and Ravyn Holland; brothers and sisters, Louise (Cecil) Early of London, KY, Hobert (Grace) Hoskins of London, KY, Sadie (Glenn) Gibbons of Rockwood, TN, Bobbie Taylor of Crossville, TN, Betty Saylor of Crossville, TN, Millard (Ruby) Hoskins Jr. of Crossville, TN, Phyllis (Layton) Wilder of Dayton, Ohio and Darlene (Vern) Saylor of Crossville, TN. Brother-n-laws Eugene Wilder of Lynchburg, VA, Billy Don Saylor of Auburn Hills, MI, and Lloyd “Slim” (Wanda) Wilder Jr. of Auburn Hills, MI; a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Special recognition to all the family, friends and staff of Hospice and Amedysis Home Health, for all your help in our time of need.

Funeral Service will be Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 1:00 at Creech Funeral Home in Middlesboro, KY, with Rev. Richard Long, Rev. Richard Asher, and Rev. Tom Elliott presiding

Interment will follow in the Wilder Cemetery at Calvin, KY. Pallbearers will be Charles Hoskins, Daniel Hoskins, Matthew Sizemore, Jamie Sizemore, and B.J. Guthrie.

The Family will receive friends Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Creech Funeral Home Chapel, Middlesboro, KY. Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com