Bill Hoskin Dies

Oklahoma horseman and farrier died October 29.

Oklahoma horseman Bill Hoskin died October 29.

Oklahoma horseman and farrier Bill Hoskin, 87, died October 29.

Memorial services for Hoskin, 87, of Oakman, Oklahoma, will be 1 p.m. Friday, November 7, at the Agri-Plex in Ada, Pastor Rich Heffington will officiate.

Hoskin died Wednesday at a local hospital. He was born December 26, 1926, in San Diego, California, to William Alvin and Helen Adeline Lucy Hoskin.

He married Marion Esther Raymond on September 9, 1949, in Mission Hills, California.

Mr. Hoskin was a self-employed farrier and had served in the U. S. Navy as a Seabee during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Marion Hoskin; a son, William “Willie” Robert Hoskin of Byng; a grandson, William “Hoot” Hoskin and wife Erin of Ada; a great grandson, Trystan Seale of Ada; sister, Helen White and husband Lee of Oakman; and other loving relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Roy Hoskin.

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