Frederic J. Hostman, 89 of Virginia Beach, Virginia passed away unexpectedly December 8, 2021. Frederic was born on October 18, 1932 in Olympia, Washington to Richard and Alice Hostman.
Frederic proudly served and retired after 27 years from the United States Navy as a Senior Chief Petty officer in 1977. He was an active member of the Fleet Reserve Association Branch 5. After retirement from the United States Navy he worked another 20 years at Berkley Machine in Norfolk as a Machinist.
Frederic found great enjoyment in weekly Tai Chai classes, spending time with his loved ones with special enjoyment of his time spent with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He enjoyed the relaxing weekends spent at Lake Gaston with his family and sunning himself on the deck. He had an undying love of horses and horseracing. You could often find him at the OTB (off track betting) on Sundays with his daughter Susan and son in law, Jimmy. Frederic loved his Monday Morning breakfasts at Village Inn with his son Tim. He cherished these times immensely.
Frederic was the gentlest and kindest man to all who had the pleasure of knowing him. He will always be remembered as a loving and devoted father, grandfather, great grandfather, Husband and friend with a heart of gold and huge generosity.
Frederic was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Alice, His siblings, Jeanne, Richard, Katherine, Dolores, and Alice and the love of his life, Elise K Hostman.
Frederic is survived by his Son-Tim Hostman (Cathy) of VA Beach, Daughter and Loving Caregiver, Susan Healey (Jimmy) VA Beach, Sharon Kruse (Roger) Kansas, and Step Son John Beslanovits, (Melanie) Nevada. Grandchildren David Taylor, Michelle Taylor, Hillary Casantini, Brittany Hostman, Spencer Hostman, Hunter Hostman, Christy Kruse- Morrison and Danny Kruse. Also left to cherish his memory are numerous great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
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