OBITUARY

David L Bost Sr.

February 18, 1933January 11, 2021
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COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Command Sgt. Maj. David Loyd Bost Sr., U.S. Army (Ret.), 87, will be held at 12:00 noon Friday, January 15, 2021 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with burial in Fort Jackson National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m.

CSM Bost died Monday, January 11, 2021. Born in Jersey City, N.J., he was a son of the late Fred H. and Carrie Poovey Bost. He retired from the U.S. Army following 31 years of service. After retirement, he worked for 15 years with State Housing Finance and Development as a computer supervisor. He was a member of Greystone Baptist Church in Durham, N.C. and attended Woodfield Park Baptist Church in Columbia. After his retirement, he enjoyed traveling with the love of his life, Iris, woodcarving and painting.

Surviving are his daughter, Dell Pinkston (Don) of Apex, N.C.; sons, David Bost Jr. (Phyllis) of Columbia, James Bost (Karen) of Lexington, Richard Bost of Columbia; seven grandchildren, Donald Pinkston, Sean Devereaux (Rachel), Brian Devereaux (Krysten), Carrie Shenberger (Westley), Lindsey Bost, Michaela Bost (Max Keller), Taylor Bost; two great-grandchildren, Lily and Bryson Shenberger. He was predeceased by his wife, Iris Hunt Bost; four sisters; and two brothers.

Memorials may be made to the Oliver Gospel Mission, 1100 Taylor Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, January 15, 2021

  • Burial

    Friday, January 15, 2021

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Ericka Worthy-McBeth

January 17, 2021

I’m really going to miss your dad. He had such an infectious personality and was always smiling and maki g other laugh. He was such a great man and I’m going to miss his presence. This is a great loss 🥺

Laura Ammons

January 14, 2021

My sincerest condolences to family and friends.

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