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Date published: 1/20/2014

James L. Bostic Sr.

James Leroy Bostic Sr., 90, of Fredericksburg, formerly of Manassas, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Bowling Green Health Care Center.

He was born on April 5, 1923, in Monroe County, W.Va., the son of the late James E. and Annie (Reynolds) Bostic. He was the head of maintenance for Prince William County Public Schools and was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include his children, Liz Vaquera, Anne Cruz, Patricia Childress and James L. Bostic Jr.; one sister, Naomi Landes; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ruby Scharde.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center St., Manassas. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at Quantico National Cemetery, with the Rev. Dr. Billy Tatum officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to Mary Washington Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22407.