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Gary Wayne Bostic, Johnson City

Published April 8th, 2012 10:34 pm

Mr. Gary Wayne Bostic, age 47, died at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee, on Saturday, March 31, 2012.
Born October 18, 1964, in Ashtabula, Ohio, to Mary Louise Bostic and the late Paul Bostic Jr. Gary grew up in Hampton, Virginia before settling in Johnson City, Tennessee. He worked as a construction worker until diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer in 2010. He was a vast knife collector, and enjoyed his time hunting in the woods. But most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a wild spirit with a kindred heart that will not be forgotten.  
He is survived by his mother, Mary Louise Bostic, of Erwin, Tennessee, and his siblings, Paul Edward Bostic, of Erwin, TN, Teresa Bostic Bryan, of Lumberton, NC, Connie Gail Smith, of Unicoi, TN, Kathryn Bostic Singletary, of Clarendon, NC, and Christine Bostic Bassett, of Erwin, TN.
Online condolences may be sent to the family of Gary Wayne Bostic by signing the online guest registry found on the funeral home’s website (
Serving the family of Gary Wayne Bostic is Snyder’s Funeral Home of Gray, TN.