HOSKINS, SR. Gaylon Earl Hoskins, Sr., 84 years of age, of Parkville, MO, departed Friday, March 4, 2016 at KU Medial, Kansas City, KS.
Born December 11, 1931 in Waldron, Missouri to the late Frankie B. and Alpha F. (Keele) Hoskins. Along with his late wife, Aleene Frazier, they raised six children. Forty years of U.S. Army and Missouri National Guard service gained him the nickname "Top". He retired in 1991 with rank of Sergeant Major.
An active citizen, he served as Interim Mayor of Parkville, Mo., his latest service was with the Banneker School Restoration Foundation. A man of charity and integrity, he will be missed by his children, Gaylon, Robert, Connie, Jason, Timothy, and Keith; siblings, Daisy, Edith, Frank, Eugene, and Albert; two dozen grand and great-grandchildren.
Services will be Thursday, March 10, 2016 11:30 am at Watkins Heritage Chapel visitation Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from 4 to 8 pm at Watkins Heritage chapel.
Interment in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Watkins Heritage Chapel.
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