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Thomas “Butch” Reeves Hoskins

Thomas “Butch” Reeves Hoskins, age 82 of Gainesville, FL passed away on Friday, April 22,2022.
Thomas was born on May 6 th , 1939 in Spencer, NC to Herbert and Hazel Hoskins.
Butch graduated as the salutatorian of his class from Spencer High School in Spencer, North
Carolina and spent the next four years at North Carolina State University. He graduated with a
bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, class of 1962. He spent most of his career and later
retired from Farmer’s Home Administration in Gainesville, FL. He was a project manager for
many years that would oversee rural land development. In his personal time, he thoroughly
enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family in the North Carolina
Mountains. Butch was a Christian and his favorite hymn was “Victory in Jesus”.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jim. He is survived by his loving wife
of 58 years, Brenda L. Hoskins, one brother Buddy, two sons, Thomas and Timothy, two
daughters, Debbie (David) Neal, and Tammy (Hank) Rodgers, four grandchildren, Cody (Shelby),
Jacob (Sydney), Brent, Faith and two great grandchildren, Ella and Lane.
A celebration of life will be held at 6:00pm, Friday May 13 th , 2022 at Faith Baptist Church 3200
SW 122 nd St, Gainesville, FL 32608. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made
to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90 th Blvd. Gainesville, FL 32606. Arrangements are being handled
by the family, and questions can be directed to sydneynrodgers@gmail.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!