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William L. Foster, 82, of Yorktown, passed away, Thursday March 8th, after an extended illness. He was surrounded by his wife and family.
He was born April 1st, 1935, at st. Vincent Mercy Hospital in Elwood, to Dick & Eva Foster of Orestes.
He was a graduate of the class of 1953 from Alexandria Monroe High School, where he excelled in baseball, football and Basketball. He was a member of "the Fab 5" of the Alexandria Tigers.
Survivors include, his wife of 26 yrs, Wilma Foster, his five Children from his first marriage, Monty (Dee) Foster of OK, Mitchell (Karen) Foster, MD of Indianapolis, Misty Foster of Alexandria, Monique "Nikki" Foster (Fred) of Alexandria and Mike (Penny) Foster of Columbus, IN; two step-children, Ron (Lois) Cannon of Ft. Wayne and Pam Cannon of Muncie; sister, Jane Stanley of Alexandria; and brother, Larry (Anne) Foster of Anderson. He had 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and his special furbaby "Jasper".
He was a member of the Baptist Church. He retired after 40 yrs of service from Colonial Bakery, Muncie and a member of Teamsters Local #135. He served in the National Guard for 6 yrs and was active during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He loved Notre Dame & IU football & basketball.
Services will be Wednesday at Garden View funeral home, 10501 N. St Rd 3 Muncie. Showing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with funeral immediately following.
Published on March 10, 2018
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