NEW FREEDOM Raymond W. "Buzz" Bostic, 87, died Saturday, July 13, 2013, at his home. He was the husband of the late Lois Othello (Attig) Bostic. Viewings will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, with a service by Shrewsbury Lodge #423, Free and Accepted Masons at 8 p.m., and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, at J.J. Hartenstein Mortuary, Inc., 24 N. Second St., New Freedom. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. George M. Schneider officiating. Burial will be in New Freedom Cemetery. Born April 30, 1926, in New Freedom, Raymond was the son of the late Norman and Helen (Parr) Bostic. Raymond "Buzz" was a life long resident of New Freedom. He was a 1944 graduate of New Freedom High School and a graduate of Philadelphia Technology School. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Buzz and his late wife, Lois, owned and operated Bostic's TV, Appliance and Furniture Store in New Freedom, which was started in the late 1940's by his late brother, Donald. Buzz and his wife assumed ownership in 1966 until his retirement in 1995. He was a member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, a member of Austin L. Grove American Legion Post #403, New Freedom V.F.W. Post #7012, Shrewsbury Lodge #423, Free and Accepted Masons, York County Shrine Club, Tall Cedars, Harrisburg Consistory, Vikings Athletic Assoc. and a charter member of Bon Air Country Club. He was an avid golfer and a fan of the Baltimore Orioles. Surviving are two sons, Mark R. Bostic and his wife, Margaret of Woodstock, Md., and Kent H. Bostic of Lutherville, Md.; stepgrandchildren, James, Kevin, and Keith and their families; and a brother, Nelson Bostic of Mechanicsburg. Memorial contributions may be made to
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 14, 2013