Mr. Richard James Hoskins, 87, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2010 at Putnam County Hospital.
Born April 20, 1923 in Johnson City, N.Y, he was the son of James and Mildred (VanVolkenburg) Hoskins.
He was a graduate of Central High School in Binghamton, N.Y. He married Ena (Woodward) Hoskins and she survives.
Mr. Hoskins retired from IBM having been employed for 44 years. He had served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and was a member of the Masonic Lodge and 33rd Degree Scottish Rite.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Gary Hoskins and wife Karla of Sullivan and John Hoskins and wife Kevin of Seattle; a daughter, Sheila Parchman and husband Frank of Seattle; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; sister-in-law; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother William Hoskins.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory to the donor's favorite charity.