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Obituary for James Leonard Hoskins

Father of Jim Hoskins and Grandfather of Jennifer-Hoskins Long, Funeral Directors at Hoskins Funeral Homes

Hoskins, James Leonard, 91, of Morrow, died Monday, April 9, 2018. Born to James Lewis and Liza (nee: Centers) Hoskins on June 27, 1926 in Portsmouth, OH. Leonard was a United States Army veteran serving in WWII. He spent most of his life as a carpenter working for several area contractors and was a 40 year member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. One of his proudest career accomplishments was overseeing the remodeling projects of both the Vale-Hoskins Funeral Home and the Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home.

Preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Naomi Frances (nee: South) Hoskins, four brothers, Herbert, Bill, Taylor, and Bob Hoskins, and two sisters, Malvrie Trent and Opal Redmon.

He is survived by his son, James Francis (Joanne) Hoskins of Maineville, OH, three grandchildren, James Brian (Marla) Hoskins, Jennifer (George) Hoskins-Long, and Jessica (Matt) Hoskins-Davila, 11 great grandchildren and 2 great- great grandchildren, two sisters, Janice Lindon and Sheila Mulcahy.

Visitation will be Sunday April 15, 2018 from 3-5 PM at the Vale-Hoskins Funeral Home, Morrow. A private family service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations are requested to the Hospice of Cincinnati.

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