James R. Hosley III


James R. Hosley III

James “Jay” R. Hosley III died March 10, 2012 at Rhode Island Hospital with family and friends by his side. Jay is survived by his wife, Jo-ann of Warwick.

He was the son of Eileene Osborne of East Providence and the late James R. Hosley Jr. Jay worked at Rhode Island Hospital for 26 years before retiring in 2005.

He is also survived by two children, James R. Hosley IV and his wife, Sheryl (Dee) Hosley, and a daughter, Joy R. Hosley, all of Warwick. He was poppy to five grandchildren, Alex, James R. V and Arron Hosley, Bryan F. Jr. and Cheyla M. Denton. He is also survived by his brother, Jeffrey Hosley of Massachusetts.

At the request of the family, funeral services will be private. Contributions may be made in his name to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.