The family will receive friends today, May 21, 2014, at 6 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Thursday, May 22, 2104, at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel. Hollis Alexander will officiate.
Burial will be in Walker Memory Gardens.
Hosmer was preceded in death by his daddy, Joseph Stephen Hosmer; mother, Enda Otto Kelly Hosmer; brother, Henry Hosmer; grandsons, Jeffery Allen Williams, John Couch and Floyd Needham; great-grandchildren, Landon Kyle Walker and Linda Mae Hosmer; ex-wife and friend, Mary Elaine Hancock; and daughter-in-law, Myra Hosmer.
He is survived by his daughters, Peggy Ann Taylor (Joe), Patricia Faye Clark (Paul), Patty Elaine Oliver (Perry), Paula Louise Lee, Pamela Christine Barton (David) and Phoebe Denice Anderson (Lynn); sons, Bobby Joe Hosmer and James Durrell Hosmer (Beverly); sisters, Ruth Mae Gilbreath, Mildred Watkins and Odell Roberts (Richard); brothers, Raymond Hosmer (Pat), Carlton Hosmer (June) and Bobby Joe Hosmer; 21 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571