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James Wilcox Hosking

August 25, 1941 — February 6, 2018

James Wilcox Hosking, 76, died early on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, New York. James was born August 25, 1941, in Standish, Michigan. Surviving are his son, James C. Hosking, and former wife, Helen Hosking-Hartmann. James Sr. lived in Big Sur, California, and New York City before moving to Accord, New York. He created a significant body of kinetic sculptures that has been exhibited and recognized for its uniqueness. His first word was "car," and true to form, he founded a mail order business for motorcycle books and automobilia named Hosking Book Works that reached customers worldwide. He was creative, loving, and a man of great humor. Entrusted to the care of Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Ave., Kingston, NY, 12401, where family and friends may visit on Saturday February 10, from 2pm to 5pm.

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Saturday, February 10, 2018

2:00 - 5:00pm

Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service's Kingston Funeral Home

326 Albany Ave, Kingston, NY 12401

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