Melvin Lee Foster
December 3, 1942 – January 26, 2019
Melvin Lee Foster, 76, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019, at his home in Canton. He was born December 3, 1942 in Denison, TX to Robert lee and Leona Mae House Foster.
Melvin grew up in Denison. He started driving a truck when he was 25 years old. He Retired from The Container Store in 2010. He and his wife, Lerea, moved to Canton in 1978 to raise their family.
Mr. Foster is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Leona Foster. He is survived by his wife, Lerea Parker Foster of Canton; three daughters: Teri Foster of Denton, Cyrie Spence of Canton, and Danielle Ellis and her husband, Mike, of Valley View; son, Stormy Foster and Danielle Darley of Los Angeles, California; four grandchildren: Laura Baker, Michael Ellis, Skylar Prow and Alyssa Spence; two great-grandchildren: Stella Roberts and Aaron Baker.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
- Lerea Foster, Wife
- Teri Foster, Daughter
- Cyrie Spence, Daughter
- Danielle Ellis and Mike, Daughter
- Stormy Foster and Danielle Darley, Son
- Laura Baker, Grandchild
- Michael Ellis, Grandchild
- Skylar Prow, Grandchild
- Alyssa Spence, Grandchild
- Stella Roberts, Great-Grandchild
- Aaron Baker, Great-Grandchild
- Robert Lee Foster, Father
- Leona Mae House Foster, Mother