Orbit Hosey

Orbit Hosey Sr.

Thursday, January 13th, 1949 - Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Orbit Hosey, Sr. went to be with the Lord October 9, 2019 at the age of 70. He was born in Telferner January 13, 1949 to the late Benjamin and Alice Hosey.

Visitation will be held Friday, October 18, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Grace Funeral Home, 2401 Houston Highway. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 10:00 am at Palestine Baptist Church, 608 E. Convent, Victoria with interment to follow at Garcitas Cemetery, Inez.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Sandra Hosey.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years Novella Hosey; sons Orbit Hosey, Jr. and wife Bernice and Timothy Gibson; daughters Nacole Nuells and husband Derrick, Kimberly Gibson, Stephanie Gibson and Yuvonda Bell; brothers Elroy McHenry and wife Margie and Frank Hosey and wife Patricia; sister-in-law Joann Hosey; grandchildren Tydric Williams, Taniyah Williams, Mary Nuells, Alexis Young and Kaylee Bell and a host of other loving family members.

Orbit was a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather. He retired in 2014 from DuPont/Invista after 41 years as a Mechanic. He and his wife Novella owned Hosey's Antiques. Orbit enjoyed collecting antiques and going to garage sales. He was a devout Christian and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Memorial donations in Orbit's honor may be made to Palestine Baptist Church.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, October 18th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, October 18th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Grace Funeral Home
    2401 Houston Highway
    VICTORIA, TX 77901
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 19th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, October 19th, 2019 10:00am
    Palestine Baptist Church
    608 E. Covent
    VICTORIA, TX 77901
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  • Interment

    Garcitas Cemetery
    578 Church Road
    INEZ, TX 77968
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    In Inez


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Lorrine Hernandez

Posted at 10:59am
My condolences to Novella, family members and loved ones. Orbit touched the lives of those he met with his beautiful smile, laughter and manner. Fellow member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Lorrine Hernandez

Tayna powell

Posted at 11:07am
A nice gentle soul I loved him ❤️ so I will miss u so much .I grow up at the hosey house if u see me u seen nacole and yvonda and me tayna.i called him dad because he taught me a lot of things while I was there.i love u so much u I hope u knew that novella hosey and nacole nuells he is resting know fly high Mr hosey love u always

Chelle Gregory

Posted at 09:55am
It was an honor to grow up knowing him and his family. I spent a lot of time there while my Mom worked. I know I will see him again when I get to heaven

Kisha Brown

Posted at 02:15am
Where do I even begin to put into Mere words what Deacon Hosey meant to me He's been in my life since day one I practically grew up in his house and when you saw his daughter Nacole you saw me! He was an amazing father he was an amazing Godfather and he meant so much to so many people it was a privilege to know him and to love him. My sincerest condolences to the family my family I love you all more than you know. May He rest in peace.🕊

Terry E. Watson

Posted at 06:44pm
Novella, My condolences to you and your family on your loss. I always enjoyed Orbit coming into the Laurent St. Antique Mall with his big smile. I'm sorry I'm unable to make the services but my thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. Terry Watson

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