Billy Ray Bost

Billy Ray Bost, 82, of Simpsonville, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022.  Born in Shelby, NC, he was a son of the late Ray O. and Theda Morgan Bost.  Billy left for Parris Island upon graduation from high school and served four years in the marines.  Billy had a variety of jobs during his career, but he was most proud and received the greatest joy from working at the Shriners Hospital as an orthotist.

Billy is survived by a son Billy Bost, II and his wife, Susan; three daughters Laura El-Dier and her husband, David, Shannon Bost, and Cherie Bost; 12 grandchildren, Jackson, Will, Cruz, Brooke, Danie, Abby, Emily, Daphne, Gracie, Jayden, Bralyn, and Trinity; ten great grandchildren; and one brother, Keith Bost and his wife, Edith.

In addition to his parents, Billy was preceded in death by two grandsons, Andrew and Austin; a brother Ronnie Bost; and a sister Doris Campbell.

A Visitation will be held at Cannon-Byrd Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, beginning at 1:00 pm.  The Funeral Service will follow in the Chapel at 2:00 pm.  Billy will be buried in Cannon-Byrd Memorial Park following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Shriners Children’s Hospital, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC  29605.

Condolences to the family of Billy Ray Bost

  • Thelma Ballew
    6 months ago

    Laura, Shannon, Cherie & Billy,
    It’s a sad time, in life, when you lose your Dad. Prayers for all
    Love you

  • Gail Strong
    6 months ago

    Bill was a fine gentleman. I only had the privilege of knowing him casually a few years at church, but I really liked him.

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