Gary Woodward Hoskins

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Gary Woodward Hoskins, 72, of Sullivan, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019.

He was born to Richard and Ena Hoskins in Binghamton, N.Y., on Jan. 31, 1947.

Gary was a 1964 graduate of Greencastle High School in Greencastle.

Gary was a retired Indiana State Police master trooper (detective) and a retired major in the Army National Guard. He was an active member of the V.F.W. Post 2459 Auxiliary, the American Legion Post 139, the Sullivan Elks 911, and actively participated in the Sullivan Elks 911 Golf Leagues.

He also was a loyal Purdue University sports enthusiast.

He was preceded in death by his father Richard Hoskins.

Gary is survived by mother Ena Hoskins; wife Karla Hoskins; three sons, Tony McDonald (Jason), Greg Nasser (Stephenie) and Marc Nasser (Katie); seven grandchildren, April Moore, Bailey Nasser, Andrew Moore, Kelsey Moore, Tailor Nasser, Ben Nasser and Shelby Nasser; three great-grandchildren, Bella, Brynn and Nova; sister Sheila Parchman; brother John Hoskins; several nieces and nephews; and many other friends and extended family.

A celebration of life will be held at the Sullivan V.F.W. Post 2459 on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 4 p.m. with a private family burial to be conducted on a separate date.