Carl Foster

Sunday, November 2, 2008

BELLEVUE, Neb. -- Carl Foster, 87, of Bellevue died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008. He was born May 25, 1921, in Bell City, Mo., the son of Jesse W. and Jesse Mae Wheeler Foster.

He served as a navigator in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a lieutenant colonel and World War II veteran. He was of the Methodist faith. As a young man, he was invited to try out as a pitcher for the St. Louis Browns.

He is survived by a brother, Kenny Foster of Bell City; a sister-in-law, Nedra Foster of Tulsa, Okla.; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers.

Visitation will be 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance, Mo. Services will immediately follow, with the Rev. Andy Lambed officiating. Interment will be with full military graveside rites at Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Advance.