Gary Don Coston
March 17, 1948  -  June 20, 2010

Gary Don Coston

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Ballard Funeral Chapel
910 S. Main St.
Roswell, NM  88203
Friday, June 25, 2010
10:00 a.m.
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Springfield, MO  

Gary Don Coston
Mr. Gary Don Coston, 62, of Monett, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2010 at his home after a long illness. He was born march 17, 1948 to Wayne and Eulene Hames Coston in Bentonville, Arkansas. He united in marriage to Diane Gross December 1969 in Roswell, N.M. She survives at the family home.

Gary obtained a BA in Business Administration and Teaching. He retired as a Real Estate Agent and served in the National Guard. He was a member of the Church of Christ Roswell, N.M. and the Elks Lodge.

Gary is survived by his wife along with three daughters Dena Coston of Monett, Missouri, Cheri Casanova of Lubbock, Texas and Nicole Coston of Dallas, Texas and also four grandchildren.

Gary was preceded in death by both his parents.

Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 25, 2010 at the Ballard Funeral Home Chapel in Roswell, N.M.

Memorial donations can be made to the ALS Association of Springfield, Missouri.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at


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  1. Donna
    , NM

    I am so sorry for you loss. I was in Mr. Costons class at EGP and he was a wonderful teacher.

  2. Bob Ryan Pearl
    Alexandria, AL

    Ryan and I would like to express our deepest sympathies to the Coston family, and Garys friends. I too was a friend of Garys, and will miss him very much.

    Bob Ryan Pearl

  3. duwain bullock
    roswell, NM

    We were sad to learn of Garys death.........he was a good friend to Bill and Bev during their lifetime....your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time............

  4. Lori Price Green
    Roswell, NM

    Coston Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Glen Carolyn Browning
    Roswell, NM

    Our thouthts and prayers are with you. May God bless and keep you.

  6. Jim Northcutt
    Roswell, NM

    Diane, I am so sorry to hear of Garys passing. He was such a nice guy and I really enjoyed working with him at Levis all those years. He was a fantastic person and will be missed by lots of people. My prayers go out to you and the girls. Jim

  7. Karen Sanders
    Roswell, NM

    My deepest condolences on your prayers and thoughts are with you all.

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