John William Foster

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Memorial services for John William Foster, of McCall Creek, are1 p.m. today, March 30, at Eddiceton Baptist Church. RiverwoodFamily Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Foster, 86, died March 28, 2005, at his residence. He wasborn in Bude on Jan. 8, 1919, to John E. Foster and Pearl E. ArtmanFoster.

He was retired from shipbuilding at Ingles Shipyard. He servedin the Navy from 1940 until 1948.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; and his wife, Alice AmySampson Foster.

Survivors are his sisters, Ruby E. Todd, Calmetta Myers, JuanitaBarletta, Detress Wilson, Betty Gean Touchstone, Judith L. Hamiltonand Dorothy McFarland; his brother, James Foster; and a host ofnieces and nephews.