October 10, 1949 - May 25, 2021
GREENFIELD – Charles Ray Hoskins, age 71, of Greenfield, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. He was born on October 10, 1949 at Culver Union Hospital in Crawfordsville to Charles Edward and Elsie Irene Hoskins. He is survived by his wife, Linda A. (Reath) Hoskins and sons, Matthew A. Hoskins (Brittany Duncan) and Brian E. Hoskins; and his brother, Rex A. Hoskins (Kathy). Charles graduated from Darlington High School in 1967. He worked at Impex and started going to night school, getting his associate’s degree in 1988 from IUPUI in Mechanical Engineering Tech. He continued night school at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion graduating in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Charles went to work at the Ford Motor Company plant on Shadeland Ave. in Indianapolis in 1983 as a Manufacturing Engineer and worked there until the plant closed in 2008. He won the Henry Ford Technical Achievement Award while working there for the introduction of a new manufacturing process. After leaving Ford, Charles finished his career as a contract engineer at Rolls Royce. Charles was a member of Hancock F&A Masonic Lodge #101 and was a Past Master of Alamo F&A Masonic Lodge #144 in Alamo, Indiana. He was also a member of the Greenfield Moose Lodge #987 and as associated member of Hancock Fraternal Order of Police #140 in Greenfield. He was a life member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and certified as a CmfgE and LSME. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. also at the mortuary. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to The Assistance Fund (Pulmonary Hypertension Copay Assistance Program) 4700 Mellenia Blvd. Suite 410, Orlando, Florida 32839, or envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.
GREENFIELD – Charles Ray Hoskins, age 71, of Greenfield, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. He was born on October 10, 1949 at Culver Union Hospital in Crawfordsville to Charles Edward and Elsie Irene Hoskins. He is survived by his... View Obituary & Service Information
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