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Trusdell  "Dale" Lanewood Bostick, Jr.

Trusdell "Dale" Lanewood Bostick, Jr.
  • April 2, 1929 - August 28, 2017
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to:
  • Fort Johnson Baptist Church
    1473 Camp Road
    Charleston, SC 29412

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“You all are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I got to know Mr. Bostick as a customer while working at the bank on James Island...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Kim Everett - Warner Robins, GA

“My condolences to the Bostick family. May God comfort the family during this time of bereavement. May the many cherished and loving memories of...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Walters - North Charleston, SC

“Our deepest condolences to the Bostick Family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers , during this difficult time. Harry and Ellen Hornsby ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Harry and Ellen Hornsby - SC

“Dear Mrs. Bostick and Family, Please let me express my deepest condolences and sincere sympathy for the loss of Mr. Bostick (Poppy). My thoughts are...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: DORY HORNSBY - CHARLESTON, SC

“I am sorry for your loss. May God bless you and your family. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Jeanette Lamb - Summerville,, SC

“All of the Bostick family will be remembered in thought and prayers for God's comfort. So sorry for your loss of this kind and loving man. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Tensie Limehouse Campbell - SC

“Mrs. Bostick , Suzanne , and Family , I'll always remember Mr. Bostick as a wonderful , funny and kind person who devoted his life to loving and...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Terri Gelegotis Bomar - SC

“We were so sorry to hear of Dale's passing. He was such a strong person who worked hard for his family and church. Always a pleasant person to be...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Garry and Hazel Anthony - SC

“Dearest Sue and family. I express my deepest condolences to you and your family. May the memories and each other help you through this time. With...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Courtenay Griffin - Madison, MS

“To the Bostick family, I am very sorry to hear of your loss.I sincerely hope that all of your memories comfort you through these difficult times...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Jimmy and Patty Hayes - Ravenel, SC

Family photo of Dale & Virginia, Betty Johnson, Lynda J. Richardson, & Sharon J. Crafton around 2006 “Will miss Uncle Dale, always saying " I luv ya darlin". always had a smile and loved his laugh. Second Dad to me. Love ya Uncle Dale ! Lynda...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Lynda Richardson - Columbia, SC

Family photo of Dale & Virginia, Betty Johnson, Lynda J. Richardson, & Sharon J. Crafton around 2006 “Will miss Uncle Dale, always saying " I luv ya darlin". always had a smile and loved his laugh. Second Dad to me. Love ya Uncle Dale ! Lynda...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Lynda Richardson - Columbia, SC


Trusdell "Dale" Lanewood Bostick, Jr., 88, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Virginia Mae Taylor Bostick died Monday, August 28, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 2, 2017 in Fort Johnson Baptist Church, 1473 Camp Road at 12:00 p.m. Interment, Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday in the church from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Dale was born April 2, 1929 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Trusdell Lanewood Bostick, Sr. and Maude Thames Bostick. He was exceedingly proud to have served in the U.S. Army. Dale served in the Korean War in the 25th Infantry Division "Tropic Lightning." In the war, his Division received multiple Presidential Unit Citations and earned a reputation for exceptional combat effectiveness. After Korea, Dale served as a drill instructor with the 7th Armored Division at Camp Roberts, California. He worked as a District Manager for Blue Cross Insurance Company. After retiring from Blue Cross with 26 years of service, Dale worked for Horne-Guest Insurance Agency. He was a member of Fort Johnson Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher for many years.

Trusdell is survived by his wife of 66 years, Virginia; four sons: Douglas William Bostick (Karen) of James Island, SC, Steven Wayne Bostick (Dana) of Charleston, SC, Michael Ray Bostick (Jan) of Denver, NC, & Paul Lanewood Bostick (Cheryl) of James Island, SC; and three daughters: Sheri Bostick Ferguson (Arnie) of Charleston, SC, Patti Bostick Murray of Charleston, SC, & Suzanne Marie Bostick of Charleston, SC; 17 grandchildren: Katey, Brooks, Taylor, Steven, Casey, Chris, Caitlin, Tiffany, Cristy, Anna, Paul, Ryan, Kelley, Patrick, Brianna, Bailey, and Christian; and four great-grandchildren: Chloe, Emma, Bryce, and Blakeley. He is additionally survived by his sister in law, Phyllis Martin Bostick and brother, James Vander Bostick (Beth) both of Charleston, SC. Dale was predeceased by a brother, Robert William Bostick.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Fort Johnson Baptist Church, 1473 Camp Road, Charleston, SC 29412.

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