Angus Pioneer Breeder Gary Brost Passes

Angus Pioneer Breeder Gary Brost Passes

Gary Brost, age 65, Harrodsburg, formerly of Oxford, IN died Tuesday, January 1, 2008 at his home in Harrodsburg, KY.

Born May 27, 1942 in Lafayette, IN, he was the son of the late Leonard and Viola (Evans) Brost. He was married to Linda Barnard Brost.

Gary was a farmer and cattle breeder in the Oxford, IN area for many years. He bred and raised two national champion Angus bulls. He was named a Master Breeder at the All American Futurity. In 1990 Gary and Linda turned their farming operation over to sons Chuck and Michael and took a management position with Forsythe Land and where he built and elite Angus herd and later retired.

Survivors include: his wife: Linda (Barnard) Brost, two daughters: Glenda (Brian) Raifsnider of Brentwood, TN, Nancy (Jeff) Graham of Macon, GA and three sons: Chuck (Margaret) Brost of Lexington, KY, Nick (Dalilah) Brost of Houston , TX, Michael (Christy) Brost of Oxford, IN; 14 grandchildren. Gary was predeceased by a granddaughter: Ashley Brost and a sister: Carol Brost.

Funeral services will be conducted 10:30 AM, Friday, January 4 at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Oxford IN with burial will be in the Oxford Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, January 3 from 5-8 PM at the Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home also in Oxford.

Memorial contributions may be sent to:

Angus Foundation

American Angus Auxiliary Scholarship Fund.

3201 Frederick Blvd

St. Joseph, MO 64502.

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