Kenneth J. “Hoss” Hosafros, 71, of Cheyenne passed away October 1, 2020 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.
Jim was born August 17, 1949 in Findlay, Ohio, the son of Merl and Betty Hosafros. He married Connie Erickson on June 12, 1987, his loving wife of 33 years. Jim was a veteran and served in the United States Air Force. After serving, he chose to stay in Cheyenne and make Wyoming his home. He was retired from Cheyenne Light Fuel and Power after 35 years of service.
Jim was a true outdoorsman. He loved hunting, fishing, camping, four wheeling, his Jeep and being in the mountains. He also enjoyed coaching little league baseball and playing softball. He was an avid Wyoming Cowboy and loyal Ohio State Buckeye sports fan. He was also known for his hard and honest work ethic. Jim will always be remembered for his sense of humor, quick wit and ability to make people laugh.
Jim is survived by his wife, Connie Hosafros of Cheyenne; children, Michael Hosafros of Cheyenne, Drew Erickson(Allison) of Honolulu, HI and Danielle (Rick) Cretsinger of Waialua, HI; grandchildren, Reef and Maverick Cretsinger; sisters, Sandy (Ed) Ramirez of Scottdale, AZ and Lisa (Larry) Staley of Findlay, OH, and his faithful canine companions Saydee, Kaycee, and Mac.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Hoss had many friends and will be deeply missed.
Private family services will be held.
Cremation has taken place under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.