Robert Wayne Foster
May 15, 1932 – December 4, 2018
Robert Wayne Foster, 86, passed away on December 4, 2018. He was born to the late Egbert and Imogene Foster on May 15, 1932 in Tennessee. Wayne was a Radio Operator working in blimps during the Korean War. He also worked for NASA in Cocoa Beach, FL with one of the first unmanned space rockets. Wayne worked also as a Test Engineer in Charlotte, NC until his retirement. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 3016 Providence Road, Charlotte on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 beginning at 2:00pm. Inurnment will take place at St. Gabriel Catholic Church columbarium. Wayne is preceded in death by his wife Mary Ann Foster; siblings Craig Foster, Dudley Foster and Jean Foster. He is survived by his children Ann (Rick) Duckwall, Robert (Dawne) Foster, Molly (Jeff) Cline, Kathleen Foster and Paula Hale; grandchildren Ashley Foster, Jordan Foster, Jackson Cline, Davis Cline and Foster Hale. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org or Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org in his name. Arrangements are under the care of McEwen Funeral Service at Sharon Memorial Park.
- Memorial Service Tuesday, December 11, 2018