Charles Edward Foster
January 11, 1927  -  January 9, 2018

Charles Edward Foster


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Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home
6040 Three-Notch Road
Mobile, AL  36619
Saturday, January 13, 2018
12 - 2:00 PM
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Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home
6040 Three-Notch Road
Mobile, AL  36619
Saturday, January 13, 2018
2:00 PM
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Mobile Memorial Gardens
6100 Three-Notch Road
Mobile, AL  36619
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I served in the Army.

Charles Edward Foster, a native of Natchez, MS and resident of Mobile, AL, passed away unexpectedly on January 9, 2018, two days before his 91st birthday. Charles served in the army immediately following WWII prior to attending Copiah Lincoln Junior College in Wesson, MS where he met his wife, Julia. He worked for International Paper Company for 65 years and was a devoted member of Spring Hill Baptist Church since 1977. Charles was an avid sports fan and continued to golf twice a week even throughout the last year of his life. He was a loving father, grandfather, and friend. Charles is preceded in death by his parents, John and Martha Foster; his wife, Julia Norton Foster; his brothers, Claude and Fred Foster, and several dear aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is survived by his son, Bruce (Kim) Foster, daughter, Nancy (Ted) Arnette; granddaughter, Amanda Arnette; seven step-grandchildren; double first cousin, Louis Foster; his nieces; nephews and many friends. The pallbearers are Gene Carnathan, Forrest Foster, Maurice Jones, John Gray, Bill Parker, and Ed Pickle. Honorary pallbearers include the members of the Loper-Parsley Sunday School Class, as well as Bill Bozone, Dave Ellis, Pat Flynn, John Fredricks, Jerry Gottstine, Kenny Hodges, Don Johnson, Dave Longstaff, Randy Holloway, Bob Hudson, Chris Knight, Gil Pierre, David Stringfellow, Derrell Thomas, and Dave White. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, #260, Memphis, TN 38105. Funeral arrangements will be held Saturday, January 13, 2018 from the chapel of Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 12:00 Noon until service time. Interment will follow in Mobile Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be offered at www.mobilememorialfunerals.com.


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  1. Mary S Brown
    Mobile, AL

    Hello Mr. Charles,
    I did not know you but I know your daughter (Nancy) and you will be missed by her. I know she find comfort in knowing that you are with her mom. My prayers are with the family. Love, Mary

  2. Jan Potzner
    Daphne, AL

    I was so saddened to hear of your Dad's death. I use to clean his teeth at Dr. Sands office and always enjoyed chatting with him so much. He sure taught us all how to live life to its fullest. Remembering all of you in my prayers. Jan Potzner

  3. Bill Prish
    Gulf Shores, AL

    Charlie, my dear friend, sure going to miss you big time. You have been a special, very special, man to so many people for such a long time. Rest in Peace, say 'hello' to Julia for me!

  4. Don and Cathy Middleton
    Mobile, AL

    So Sorry to hear of Charley's Passing. Worked with him many years, He was the Best. Prayers to the Family. He will be Missed.

  5. Bill Prish
    Gulf Shores, AL

    Charlie, my dear friend, sure going to miss you big time. You have been a special, very special, man to so many people for such a long time. Rest in Peace, say 'hello' to Julia for me!

  6. Ann Lanier
    Mobile, AL

    Nancy,
    Due to prior plans, I will be out-of-town today. I will be thinking of you and praying that God will comfort you and your Family. Your Father lived an amazing life...you will always treasure your precious memories. Love you, Ann

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