Ronald D. “R.D.” Hosier

Ronald D. “R.D.” Hosier, 78, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Hosier was a 1960 graduate of Huntington High School.  He was a union carpenter for 45 years and helped build One Summit Square and Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He attended College Park Church in Huntington.

He was born on Jan. 12, 1942, in Huntington, to Claude and Helen Rice Hosier. He married Nancy Nix on Nov. 28, 1964.  She survives and resides in Huntington.

Additional survivors include a son, Michael (Deb) Hosier, of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Mary Jane (Tracy) Bartrom, of Huntington; two brothers, Kenneth Hosier, of Huntington, and Phillip (Cindy) Hosier, of Prescott Valley, AZ; a sister, Claudia Growney, of Michigan; and three grandchildren, Kelsey (Steven) Cady, Jared Bartrom and Billie Hosier.

Calling will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, from 10 to 11 a.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, with a funeral service to immediately follow. Burial will be at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery in Huntington.

Memorials may be made to Cancer Services of Huntington County, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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