Gary Hostetter

Gary Hostetter

NEW WATERFORD — Gary R. Hostetter, 70, passed away Oct. 29, 2019 at his home.

Born Nov. 6, 1948 in Salem, Ohio, he was a son to the late Floyd and Jean Souders Hostetter.

He served in the US Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War, proudly serving in the 101st Airborne from 1967 – 1970. He worked on the assembly line at General Motors before retiring.

Survivors include his two sons, Jeff (Jacqui) Hostetter, David (Debra) Hostetter; a daughter, Holly Muransky and eight grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Sharon Salyers Hostetter.

Mr. Hostetter’s military service will be honored by the combined post of the East Palestine VFW and American Legion Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 at Linsley-Royal Funeral Home. Family and friends may gather at 10 a.m., with honors beginning at 10:15.

Following his wishes, no other public services will be observed. A private service will take place at his favorite hunting spot at a later date.

Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine is in charge of arrangements.