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Alfred Bostic

Alfred Paul Bostic




Alfred Paul Bostic, age 80, of Leesville Church Road, and husband of Brenda Barnes Bostic, passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at his home.


Born in Newberry, he was a son of the late James M. and Verdie Mae Trent Bostic.  Alfred was a US Navy Veteran and served on the USS Lake Champlain.  He retired from Torrington with 34 years of service.  Alfred was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Clinton, was a Mason with Roseboro Lodge #195 AFM for 50 years, and was a Hejaz Shriner.  Mr. Bostic was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather whom was always open to share the gospel.


Surviving in addition to his wife are his two daughters, Cathy B. Motto and Teresa B. Davis, both of Menominee, MI; two brothers, Frank Bostic and Lawrence “Pete” Bostic, both of Whitmire, SC; his twin sister, Tina Hartzog of Lexington, SC; seven grandchildren, Shane Johnson-Baker, Michelle Swanson, Michael Johnson, Allyssa Davis, Jennifer Zavada, April Myers, and Joey Myers; and fifteen great-grandchildren.


In addition to his parents, Alfred was predeceased by two daughters, Laurie Ann Myers and Andrea Lynn Kennedy; one brother, James M. Bostic, Jr; and three sisters, Lola Belle Nichols, Ethel Broom, and Nadine Steele.


Visitation will be held at 1:00 pm on Sunday, December 15, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1009 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC  29325.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 15, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Church conducted by Rev. Jennifer Roberts.  Burial with Military Honors will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 765 East Main Street, Laurens, SC  29360.


The family will be at the residence.


Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC  29605.


Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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We were related to ALFRED as second cousins ! HAD not talked to him as of late .But it was always a pleasant and a joy to speak with him ! So sorry to hear of his death . He was a well thought of and loved JESUS CHRIST... May the family be comforted as only our Sovereign and HOLY LORD will give . Love and Peace!

Linda Campbell & Sue Cannon ....girls of the late Walker Osborne Dec 16 2019 12:00 AM

Brenda, so sorry to hear of Alfred's passing. We worked together at Torrington for 37 years. He was a wonderful Christian and loved his family so much. Keep your memories close to sustain you during this time of grief. Sending prayers and blessings to you.

Carolyn & Terry Brown Dec 15 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Alfred Bostic

Mary Anne Campbell Dec 15 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Alfred Bostic

Karrame Campbell Dec 15 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Alfred Bostic

Cynthia Dagnall Dec 14 2019 12:00 AM

I worked with Alfred 34 yrs. Lots of memotys he was a good man will be missed by all .Prayers for the FAMILY

Aaron Gambrell Dec 14 2019 12:00 AM

Ms Brenda so sorry to hear about Mr Alfred. We are all so blessed to have known him. Mr Alfred and daddy are having a shouting good time. Heaven just gained another Angel. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Cathy Watts Hughes and Tim Freeman Dec 14 2019 12:00 AM

My prayers are with You Brenda and the family.Alfred was a dear friend.We worked along side eachother at Torrington.After Torrington we stayed in touch.After all our conversations he always told me I LOVE You LIKE A BROTHER.SO BROTHER rest in peace.

Willie Cunningham Dec 14 2019 12:00 AM

Brenda and Family, Johnny and I are sorry to hear the news of Alfred. We all worked together out at Torrington. He was a wonderful fellow to be around. We are Praying for Oir Lord to Comfort you all during this time. Brenda and Johnny Townsend

Brenda Hartline Townsend Dec 14 2019 12:00 AM

Ms. Brenda, I am so very sorry to hear about Mr. Alfred. I am so very blessed to have had you all in my life. You, Mr. Alrfred and Lynn always treated me like family. I love you and am praying for strength, peace and comfort for you and your family.

Johnnie Lee Watts Yelton Dec 14 2019 12:00 AM

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