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Pioneer Broadcaster Buddy Bostick dies at 98

M.N. "Buddy" Bostick, longtime Texas television owner, passed away Jan. 4. He was 98.

Bostick founded KWTX-TV Waco in 1955 and grew the station from a fledgling independent to an established market leader, eventually adding stations in Bryan, Sherman and Lafayette, Louisiana, before selling to Gray Television Group in 1999.

In 1996, his fellow Texas broadcasters presented him with the Pioneer of the Year Award - TAB's highest honor.


There will be a private graveside service at Moody Cemetery.

Should anyone wish to send a memorial, the family requests that such be sent to one’s charity of choice.

The family invites you to leave a message or memory on our “Tribute Wall” at

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