William G. Hozey

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William G. Hozey

May 25, 1945 - September 07, 2018

William G. Hozey, 73, Kokomo, passed away at 3:27 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Community Howard Regional Health, Kokomo. He was born May 25, 1945, in Baltimore City, Maryland. He was the son of the late James B. and Irene (Jordan) Hozey Sr.
William retired in 1999 from Chrysler Corp. and was a member of UAW Local 685. He served with the United States Army as a medic in Korea, earning the rank of sergeant. William enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling, horse racing, watching college football, and loved his dog, Branson.
William is survived by his children, John Hozey and Heather (Travis) Hainlen; grandchildren, Jack Hozey, Ethan Stone, and Willow Hainlen; siblings, Susan Deckard, James V. Hozey, Connie Porter, John Roberson, Jesse Hozey, Joseph Hozey, Jerry Hamilton, Vernon Hozey, Nora Dotterer, and Sammy Hozey; and several nieces and nephews.
William was preceded in death by his parents and former wife, Jane Hozey.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens, with military honors provided by the United States Army and the VFW Kokomo Military Rites Team. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in William's memory to the Kokomo Humane Society. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.
Published on September 11, 2018
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Thursday 13 Sep

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory

1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN, USA

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Friday 14 Sep

11:00 AM

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory

1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN, USA


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Jason King
Sep 19, 2018
So sorry to hear about Hozey. He was a dear friend and I loved having talks with him when I mowed his yard. I just heard about his passing after the funeral. He will be dearly missed by all of his friends and family. Our prayers are with you!
Jodie (Donovan) Anthony
Sep 12, 2018
Heather..... I am so sorry for your loss! I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers!
Michelle Wyant
Sep 12, 2018
So sorry for your loss...Bill was like a 2nd Dad to me...he will be greatly missed. Love ya bunches