Richard W. Hoston
Aug. 28, 1955 – Dec. 26, 2010
Richard W. Hoston, 55, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at his home in
Waukesha. Formerly of Gary, Ind., he was born Aug. 28, 1955, to Robert L.
and Martha (Ross) Hoston.
Richard, often referred to as "Ricky,"
gained the rank of sergeant for his service in the U.S. Air Force. He
later worked at Inland Steel for 15 years until an early retirement.
Richard Hoston was preceded in death by his loving
parents, Robert and Martha; and also by four of his siblings, Eugene
Hoston, Frederick Cornelius Hoston, Tanya Elizabeth Hoston-Davis and
Margaret Rose Hoston-Fountain.
He is survived by his son, Richard W. Wilson; one
brother, Robert L. Hoston; two sisters, Deborah J. Hoston-Frazier and
Paula L. Hoston-Howell; 12 nieces and nephews, Ava, Wonda, Ronda, Alphie,
Erika, Anthony, Paula, Crystal, Kelly, Kassy, Kenneth and Zachary; also a
host of great-nieces, great-nephews and other loved ones. Mr. Hoston will
also be missed and mourned by his best friend, George Ljaschenko, and his
many fine friends from Dave’s Restaurant, Waukesha, Gary, Los Angeles
and other locales. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 5 p.m.
funeral service Sunday, Jan. 2, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S.
Grand Ave., Waukesha. Services continue Monday, Jan. 3, at Guy and Allen
Funeral Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave., Gary, IN 26404, with viewing beginning
at 1 p.m. and funeral service at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Evergreen
Memorial Cemetery in Hobart, Ind. If desired, memorials may be made to the
family. For further information, please contact Randle-Dable Funeral,
Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for
directions or to leave an online tribute.
Richard was a great man, and he would have been the first to say so.
Richard was a kind and gentle spirit, whom will be sorely missed by his
bereaved family and friends. May God be gentle, and embrace his precious