William L. Foster, 82, of Yorktown, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, after an extended illness. He was surrounded by his wife and family.
He was born April 1, 1935, at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital in Elwood, to Dick and 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 years, Wilma Foster; his five children from his first marriage, Monty (Dee) Foster of Oklahoma, Mitchell (Karen) Foster, M.D. of Indianapolis, Misty Foster of Alexandria, Monique "Nikki" Foster (Fred) of Alexandria, and Mike (Penny) Foster of Columbus, Indiana; two stepchildren, Ron (Lois) Cannon of Fort Wayne and Pam Cannon of Muncie; one sister, Jane Stanley of Alexandria; one brother, Larry (Anne) Foster of Anderson; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and his special fur baby, "Jasper."
He was a member of the Baptist Church. He retired after 40 years of service from Colonial Bakery, Muncie, and a member of Teamsters Local 135. He served in the National Guard for six years and was active during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He loved Notre Dame and Indiana University football and basketball.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at Garden View Funeral Home, 10501 N. Ind. 3, Muncie.
Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.gardenviewfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 12, 2018