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Date published: 1/18/2014

John Hoskins Jr.

John Hoskins Jr., 85, of Falmouth passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Hoskins was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Hull's Memorial Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon for 25 years. Previously he had served as a deacon at Sylvania Heights Baptist Church.

Mr. Hoskins enjoyed fishing, hunting, racing and football.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Betty A. Hoskins; his children, Debbie Blazek (Chris), Gary Hoskins (Vickie), Greg Hoskins (Becky), Linda Hoskins, Lisa Hoskins and Darrell Hoskins (Kristina); sisters Wilma Stevenson, Viola Apperson and Ethel Kierson; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Lee, Robert and George Hoskins; and Henry and Curtis Johnson; and his sisters, Mary Johnson and Millie Pauley.

A service will be held at noon Monday, Jan. 20, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Hull's Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hull's Memorial Cemetery Fund, 420 Enon Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22406.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.