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Robert Joseph 'Bob' FOSTER[1, 2, 3]

Male 1926 - 1997  (71 years)Deceased


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  • Name Robert Joseph FOSTER 
    Nickname Bob 
    Born 28 Mar 1926  Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Apr 1997  Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 17 Apr 1997  Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Robert Joseph 'Bob' Foster 1926-1997
    Robert Joseph "Bob" Foster 1926-1997
    Plot: Live Oak Section, Lot 1746, Space 1
    Robert Joseph 'Bob' Foster - Memorial
    Robert Joseph "Bob" Foster - Memorial
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    Person ID I13965  Garrison-Logan Family Tree
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 

    Father Robert Elmer FOSTER,   b. 23 Dec 1888, Hill Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1926, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sue Lee THOMPSON,   b. 22 Jul 1885, Bosque Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1964, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F5022  Group Sheet

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F5040  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Mar 1926 - Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Apr 1997 - Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Apr 1997 - Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S08] Texas Death Index 1964-1998, (FamilySearch), 30 Sep 2012.
      name: Robert J Foster
      gender: Male
      marital status:
      death date: 14 Apr 1997
      death county: Tarrant
      death place: Tarrant, Texas, United States

    2. [S42] America's Obituaries & Death Notices, (NewsBank, Inc.), 30 Sep 2012.
      FORT WORTH - Robert J. "Bob" Foster, 71, president of a wholesale pipe supply business, died Monday, April 14, 1997, at a Fort Worth hospital.

      Graveside service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Thursday at McKinney Memorial Bible Church.

      Pallbearers will be Lindy Berry, Carl R. Brumley, the Honorable Joe Bruce Cunningham, J. Bryan Kilpatrick, Robert Martin, William T. McKenzie, Richard R. Rector, Dr. John M. Richardson and Burt Weeman. Honorary pallbearers will be the elders of McKinney Memorial Bible Church, the Warner Golf Group at River Crest Country Club and Joe and Narlon Parton, his 50-year business associates.

      Memorials: McKinney Memorial Bible Church Building Fund, Young Life of Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Arts Council.

      Robert J. "Bob" Foster was born March 28, 1926, in Fort Worth, where he was a lifelong resident. He graduated from Paschal High School and attended Texas A&M University before enlisting in the Army Air Forces in 1944, serving in Europe. Upon the conclusion of his military service, Mr. Foster returned to Fort Worth and enrolled at Texas Christian University. He soon transferred to the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, the Texas Cowboys and was a Goodfellow.

      Upon graduation from UT, Mr. Foster joined Morrison Supply Co., where he worked for 23 years and departed as branch manager in 1974 to establish Southest Pipe & Supply with Joe and Narlon Parton. Mr. Foster served as president of the company until his death.

      His beloved wife of 41 years, Alma, was his partner in every aspect of his life. Mr. Foster was a member of McKinney Memorial Bible Church, River Crest Country Club and The Steeplechase Club. His interests included his Saturday golf matches and supporting the Fort Worth Symphony and the Amon Carter Museum of Art. Mr. Foster's desire in life was to serve the Lord through his involvement in his business, as an elder at McKinney Memorial Bible Church, the board of Young Life and as a husband and father.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Elmer Foster and Sue Thompson Foster.

      Survivors: His wife of 41 years, Alma Tuttle Foster of Fort Worth; sons, Robert Gregg Foster of Fort Worth and Gary Layne Foster of Houston; sister, Elanor Sue Garrison of Fort Worth [and] brother-in-law, William N. Garrison of Fort Worth; nephews, Preston N. Garrison of San Antonio, Verne Garrison of Fort Worth, Gordon R. Garrison of Austin and Logan L. Garrison of Fort Worth; and nieces, Elaine Garrison and Jennifer Garrison, both of Fort Worth. Greenwood Funeral Home 3100 White Settlement Road, 336-058

      Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TX)
      Date: April 17, 1997
      Edition: FINAL AM
      Page: 4;5;6
      Record Number: FWST440917
      Copyright (c) 1997 Fort Worth Star-Telegram


    3. [S11] Find A Grave, (www.findagrave.com), 30 Sep 2012.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 98040822