Robert James Hoskins, 92, died peacefully Jan. 26, 2017, at home in Raleigh, N.C.
Robert was born and raised in Danville, Ill.
He was buried at Raleigh, N.C. Robert was preceded in death by parents, Cecil and Edna Hoskins; brother Merton Hoskins; and sister Freda Hoskins.
Robert is survived by wife of 70 years, Violet Huffman Hoskins of Bismark, Ill.; daughter Christy Carter (husband, Timothy) of North Carolina; son Jack Hoskins of North Carolina, and son Perry Hoskins (wife, Trisha) of South Carolina. Robert has four grandchildren, Gareth Hoskins, Robyn Hoskins, Brandie Ballard and Amy Hoskins; and one great grandaughter, Kennedy Ballard.
Published on  March 22, 2017