Clarence George "úRex" Hoisington, Sr., 89, of Athens, died Monday evening, March 8, 2010 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital, Athens. Born October 9, 1920 in Sugar Creek, he was the son of the late Henry G. and Katherine I. Risley Hoisington.
He was employed at many jobs including Ohio University and operated with his wife, Rex and Son Service Station on W. Union St., Athens for 18 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving in the European Theatre and was a member of K.T. Crossen Post 21 American Legion.
Rex is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rose Ann Glozzer Hoisington; his children- Clarence George "úJay"(Pam) Hoisington, Jr. of Athens, Barbara (Bob) White of Orient and Jerry Tuvell of Columbus; grandchildren- Clarence G. (Mandy) Hoisington III of Athens, Kristina Kay (Greg) Jolley of New Marshfield, Brenda (Michael) Spicer of Orient, Robert (Melissa) White, Jr. of Warren, Chrissy (Jay) Connell of Hilliard and Cathy (Steve) Bravard of Newark; twelve great grandchildren; his ex-daughter in law, Pam (Steve) Knapp of Columbus; sisters in law- Birdie Hoisington and Katie Hoisington; and several nieces and nephews. He was loved dearly and his family will miss him.
Besides his parents he is preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Sue Hoisington; a great grandson, Adam Jolley; three brothers- Belford, Roy Lee and James Hoisington.
Funeral service will be conducted Friday 1:00PM in Jagers & Sons Funeral Home with Tad Cuckler officiating. Burial will be in New Marshfield Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday 5-8PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alexander's Future Foundation, in memory of Adam Jolley, P.O. Box 204, Albany, Ohio 45710. Military rites will be conducted by K.T. Crossen Post 21 American Legion, VFW Post 3477 and VFW Post 9893 Honor Guards at the cemetery.
A note of condolence may be sent to the family or sign the online register book at www.jagersfuneralhome.com
The family would like to thank all of the 3rd floor Nurses and hospital staff of O'Bleness Memorial Hospital for taking such great care of Grandpa in his last days.