Rev. Roy's Story
Rev. Roy J. Bostick, 84, of Corinth, Mississippi, began his eternal life with his Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at Tishomingo Manor Nursing Home. He was born in Ennis December 13, 1932 to the late James Roy and Auda Bostick.
Bro. Roy was a retired Baptist minister, serving churches in Texas, Tennessee and North Mississippi over his 60 year ministry of sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Those left to honor Bro. Roy's memory include his children, Dr. Randy Bostick and wife Sharon, Rhonda English and husband Billy and Renea Malone and husband Jerry all of Corinth, Miaaiaaippi; seven grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren, Ginger Bostick Williams and husband Ritchie and their children Mallie Kate, John Rilee, Hayden Konnor and Kyler of Corinth, April Marie Bostick Braddock and husband Steven and thier children Bostick "Boss", Taylor and Macy of Corinth, Reid Bostick and wife Hayli and their son Bennett Royce of Guys, Tennessee, Bruce English and daughter Kalei of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Ashley English Quinn and husband Benjamin and thier children, Emma Claire, Camp, Dawson and Fletcher of Youngsville, North Carolina, Chelsey Marie Malone McCarley and husband Chad and their children, Brayden and Heidi Marie of Dayton, Tennessee, and Austin Malone and wife Ashley and son Abram of Baldwyn, Mississippi; his brothers-in-laws E.B. Gilliam and Hubert Stiewert and his sister-in-law Alice Bostick all of Texas; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his high school sweetheart and wife of 65 years Helen Marie Gilliam Bostick of Corinth, Mississippi, his brother Jimmy Bostick and his sister, Patsy Bostick both of Texas.
Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Funeral services were held from 11 a.m. with a celebration of Bro. Roy's life following at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at Oakland Baptist Church in Corinth, Mississippi. The service was officiated by his son, Dr. Randy Bostick.
Interment followed in Farmington Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers include his grandsons, Reid Bostick, Austin Malone, Ritchie Williams, Steven Braddock, Benjamin Quinn, Bruce English, Chad McCarley and John Rilee Williams. Magnolia Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Oakland Baptist Church Building Fund, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Anchor Church Ministries - Tupelo. Online condolences may be expressed at magnoliafuneralhome.net.
Published on March 7, 2017