Times West Virginian
Florence Marie “Bobbi” Hosey, 78, of Fairmont, passed away Sunday (June 23, 2013) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
She was born in Weston on Dec. 21, 1934, a daughter of the late David and Helen (Clem) Hitt.
Bobbi was a loving homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In her earlier years she worked for a brief time in the health care field. She was an active member in Arnettsville United Methodist Church for 55 years and part of the Church Ladies Aid there. She enjoyed ceramics, crafts, attending WVU football games and traveling with her travel companion, Opal Chase.
She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years this June 26, Paul E. Hosey of Fairmont; two sons, Chuck Hosey and his wife Kim of Morgantown, and Bruce Hosey of Lewisburg; six grandchildren, Nathan Hosey, David Hosey, Avin Taylor, Logan Hosey, Greyson Hosey and Stephanie “Stevie” Loudermilk; and six great-grandchildren, Julian Hosey, Danielle Hosey, Dakota Hosey, Garrett Hosey, Crystal Hosey and Kevin Hosey.
Also surviving is her sister, Margie Holt of Moundsville; and Dorcas Hosey of Everettville, who was like a daughter to Bobbi.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, David Hitt and William “Bill” Hitt; and a brother-in-law, Gene Holt.
Family and friends may call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10-11 a.m. Thursday. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Thursday with Pastor Sandy Firth officiating. Interment will follow at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carpenterandford.com.