Obituary for Keith Hoskins
Keith Lloyd Hoskins, 29, of Eugene, Oregon and formerly of Independence, Iowa died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Eugene, Oregon
Keith was born on November 9, 1987, in Rock Island, Illinois, the son of James F Hoskins. He attended the St. John’s Catholic Schools from 1990 – 2002, and graduated from the Independence High School with the class of 2006. He attended the University of Northern Iowa until he transferred to the University of Oregon where he studied Film Production. He recently earned his Detective License.
He was a member of the SAE (Sigma Alpha Epsilon) fraternity while at UNI, and the National Honor Society while in High School He enjoyed playing football and served as captain of the team, wrestling, baseball, and was a self-taught guitar player. He loved to spend time with his family and friends, and had an infectious personality which everyone loved.
Keith is survived by his father James Hoskins, Independence, Iowa,. A sister; Lacie Kennett, Waterloo, Iowa, a niece Ella, a nephew; Ryder, his paternal grandmother; Roberta Hoskins, Independence, Iowa and many aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, and friends. Also surviving is a special family friend; Liz DeVane, and his best friend Max his dog.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather Lloyd Hoskins, his great grandparents; Frank and Louise Karsten, and his uncle Michael Eddy, and a cousin Steven Keipinger.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 2 to 4 PM Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence, Iowa with Sharon Bainbridge officiating.