James H. 'Jimmy' 'Peepsight' Costin

Saturday, March 7, 2009

James H. "Jimmy" "Peepsight" Costin, 67, Greencastle died Thursday, March 5, 2009 at his residence.

He was born in Putnam County on June 2, 1941 to Hughie and Myrtle Humphress Costin.

Mr. Costin worked as a surveyor for ASA Land Surveying for 34 years. He was a member of the New Providence Baptist Church and the Greencastle Elks, Moose and Eagles lodges.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Hoover Costin; son Rob Costin and wife, Tricia of Greencastle; daughter Melissa Gallagher and husband, John of Indianapolis; stepdaughter Jennifer Watkins and husband, Dennis of Florida; stepson, Ray Hoover and wife, Karen of Logansport; sister Ann Jones of Indianapolis; brothers, Noble Costin and wife, Lois and Robert Costin and wife, Barbara all of Greencastle; four grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Providence Baptist Church with the Revs. Brice Leblanc and Rex Jones officiating. Burial will follow in New Providence Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, 4 N. Percy Julian Drive.

Memorial contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, c/o Louise Brackney, 1 Hilltop Court, Greencastle, IN 46135.