He was born Feb. 25, 1938, at Glenallen, Mo., son of Silvy J. and Clara Mae Crader Foster. He and Wanda Jean West were married June 18, 1960. She died Nov. 23, 1998.
Foster was a member of McGee Chapel. He was a mechanic all of his life.
Survivors include a son, David A. Foster of Marble Hill; three brothers, Clemo Foster of Glenallen, Jessie Foster of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Jack Foster of Marble Hill; three sisters, Bonnie Schuchmann of St. Louis, Faye Mock of Dexter, Mo., Glenda Baker of Marble Hill; three grandchildren; and a great granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill.
Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. The Revs. Jason Myers and Clinton Massa will officiate. Burial will follow in McGee Chapel Cemetery in Glenallen.