David Andrew Hoskins, 49, Orleans, Ind., died Monday, July 11, 2011, at the Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.
David was born May 13, 1962, in Crawfordsville, Ind. He was the son of Charles and Patricia Hoskins, who preceded him in death. He graduated in 1980 from Brazil High School, and from Eastern Illinois University in 1986.
He was a teacher, minister, fire fighter and EMT. He ministered at the Carbon Baptist Church, the Lebanon Baptist Church and currently at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Orleans since June 2005. He was a member of the Wright Township and Orleans Fire Departments and was an EMT for Orange County Ambulance service.
He is survived by his wife Linda Welch Hoskins, two sons Zechariah Hoskins, Bloomington, and Abram Hoskins, Orleans, also one daughter Sarah Hoskins, Orleans. There is a brother Chip Hoskins, Brazil, and two sisters Christina Guerer, Brazil, and Michelle Edelbrock, Houston, Texas.
The funeral will be on Saturday, July 16, at 10 a.m., at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Orleans, with Bro. Paul Scott officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Friends are invited to visitation Friday, from 3-8 p.m., at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.
The family requests memorials to the Orleans Ministerial Association and the Food Bank in care of the Ochs-Tetrick Funeral Home.