Richard Aubrey Foster, Jr.

Richard Aubrey Foster, Jr.

Richard Aubrey Foster, Jr. of Charlotte, NC formerly of Fieldale, VA passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020. He was born on February 3, 1938 in Eden, NC to the late Richard Aubrey Foster, Sr., and Julia Cooper Foster. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his son, Mark Foster. Colonel Foster retired after twenty years in the United States Army and started his second career teaching at Fieldale Collinsville High School before bringing JROTC to Bassett High School where he served as Senior Army Instructor for twenty six years. After retiring from the Henry County School System, he continued to substitute teach for several years. He is survived by his former wife, Jean Plaster Foster of Charlotte, NC daughters, Rinda Foster Poole of Charlotte, NC, and Jennifer Foster Waters of Minot, ND; son, Richard Aubrey Foster, III of Charlotte, NC; sister, Mary Foster Young of Eden, NC. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Reese Hagy, Stephen Poole, Brian Poole, Amanda Crandall, Kayla Foster, Sierra Waters, and Summer Waters; great-grandchildren, Landin Poole, Clara Poole, Adelyn Poole, and Eli Poole. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Hermon Church of the Brethren, 144 Mt. Hermon Church Rd., Bassett, VA. The funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Hermon Church of the Brethren with Pastor Doug Ramsey officiating. Burial will follow the service at Foster Family Cemetery on Stella Rd. in Patrick Springs, VA. The service will be held outside at the amphitheater for safety reasons due to COVID-19. The family respectfully asks for the public to wear masks. Norris funeral Services in Martinsville, VA is serving the Foster family.
February 3, 1938 - July 31, 202002/03/193807/31/2020
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Richard Aubrey Foster, Jr. of Charlotte, NC formerly of Fieldale, VA passed away on Friday, July 31, 2020. He was born on February 3, 1938 in Eden, NC to the late Richard Aubrey Foster, Sr., and Julia Cooper Foster. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his son, Mark Foster. Colonel Foster retired after twenty years in the United States Army and started his second career teaching at Fieldale Collinsville High School before bringing JROTC to Bassett High School where he serve...

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Aug
05
Visitation
Wednesday, August 05 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mount Hermon Church of the Brethren
144 Mt Hermon Church Rd
Bassett, VA 24055
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The services will be held outside at the amphitheater.
Aug
05
Funeral
Wednesday, August 05 2020
11:00 AM
Mount Hermon Church of the Brethren
144 Mt Hermon Church Rd
Bassett, VA 24055
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The services will be held outside at the amphitheater.
Final Resting Place
Foster Family Cemetery
2950 Stella Road
Patrick Springs, VA 24133
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