HOWE—Funeral services for George Wellington Foster, Jr., 79, of Howe are Friday at 11 a.m. at the Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener.
Burial will follow at the Heavener Memorial Park, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.
He was born Jan. 18, 1938 in Guthrie to George, Sr. and Alice (Miller) Foster and passed away Dec. 5, 2017 in Heavener.
George was a retired superintendent for AL Abercrombie, Inc for 35 years in Grand Bend, Kansas. He was also part-owner of Sons Service, Inc. George was also a member of the Masonic Lodge. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. George was everyone’s friend who loved fishing, shooting sports and helping people. One of his favorite hobbies was designing Chevy dirt track cars and he enjoyed this hobby with his sons for over 40 years. His racing legacy spanned several states and many lifelong friends. George will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Lenora Brack.
Surviving family members are his wife of 59 years, Patsy Foster, of the home; three sons Brett Alan Foster and wife Kathy of Great Bend, Kansas, Wade Scott Foster and wife Julie of Great Bend, Kansas and Michael Lee Foster and wife Sandy of Choctaw; his mother-in-law, Mildred Abercrombie, of Wichita, Kansas; seven grandchildren Brian Foster, Kacie Kilgore, Michael Charles Foster, Tyler Wynn, Garrett Foster, Holly Foster and Bailey Foster; five great-grandchildren Luke Kilgore, Alexi Foster, Hendrix Foster, Ryder Wynn and Benjamin Kilgore; numerous other loved ones and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Heavener Fire & Rescue in care of Tim Davis, Fire Chief. Donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 541 Heavener, Oklahoma, 74937.
Pallbearers are Brett Foster, Wade Foster, Michael Foster, Carl Shelton, Stewart Sells and Roger Cheek.
The family will meet with friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
To sign Mr. Foster’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.
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