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Robert G. Hoskins, Sr.

August 5, 1943 — April 13, 2024

Coal Valley, Illinois

Robert G. Hoskins, Sr., 80, of Coal Valley, Illinois, died Saturday, April 13, 2024, at home, with his children by his side.

Services are 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Trimble Funeral Home, Coal Valley. Cremation will take place prior to services at Trimble Crematory, Moline. Memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established in Bob's memory.

Robert Gero Hoskins was born August 5, 1943, in Moline, Illinois, the son of Gero and Irene (Harrinngton) Hoskins. He married Nancy Bates and the couple had four children prior to separating. He later married Brenda Toolooze.

Robert dedicated many years of his life working at International Harvester before transitioning to the Rock Island Arsenal. He had a deep passion for farming and spent his free time tending to the land.

He found joy in fishing, hunting with his loyal dog, Red, and searching for arrowheads and mushrooms. An avid fan of Western films, he cherished spending time with his family above all else.

Robert is survived by his daughter, Lisa Page, of Batavia, Illinois, his son, Brandon Hoskins, of Coal Valley, his three grandchildren, Madeleine Hoskins, Noah and Drew Page; his sister, JoAnne Meyer of Coal Valley; a niece and nephew, Tracey McLoone and Kurt Meyer; and a great-niece and great-nephew, Claire and Jack McLoone. He will be forever remembered by his family, including his beloved dog, Rosco. He was preceded in death by his parents and two of his children, Laurie and Robert G. Hoskins, Jr.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory - Coal Valley

1700 1st St, Coal Valley, IL 61240

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