OBITUARY

Arthur Emerson Foster Jr.

March 17, 1945September 13, 2020
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Arthur Emerson Foster, Jr., 75, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 at his home.

Mr. Foster was born March 17, 1945 in Providence, RI, son of the late Arthur Emerson Foster, Sr. and Arlene Studley Foster. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, serving 3 tours in Vietnam. Mr. Foster was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. He was devoted to his family, always showing love and concern for his children and grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Glenda Aldridge Foster in 2007 and his second wife, Sandra Gail Rice Foster in August of this year.

Survivors include his children, Tammy and Bernard Anderson, Gayla and Sam Taylor, Troy Smith, and Anthony Smith; 10 grandchildren including Joshua Tinker and Caleb Tinker; 19 great grandchildren; sisters, Marsha Lopes and Donna Oliver; many other relatives and friends in Rhode Island.

The Gathering of Family and Friends will be Tuesday, September 15, 2020 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at the funeral home. The Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00am Wednesday, September 16, 2020 in the Striffler-Hamby Mortuary Chapel with Reverend Patricia Artz officiating. Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA

  • FAMILY

  • Tammy & Bernard Anderson, Daughter & Son-in-law
  • Gayla & Sam Taylor, Daughter & Son-in-law
  • Troy Smith, Son
  • Anthony Smith, Son
  • Joshua Tinker, Grandson
  • Caleb Tinker, Grandson
  • Eight, Additional Grandchildren
  • 19, Great Grandchildren
  • Marsha Lopes, Sister
  • Donna Oliver, Sister
  • several Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, other relatives and friends in Rhode Island.

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Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends

    Tuesday, September 15, 2020

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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Biography

Arthur Emerson Foster, Jr., 75, of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 at his home.

Mr. Foster was born March 17, 1945 in Providence, RI, son of the late Arthur Emerson Foster, Sr. and Arlene Studley Foster. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, serving 3 tours in Vietnam. Mr. Foster was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. He was devoted to his family, always showing love and concern for his children and grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Glenda Aldridge Foster in 2007 and his second wife, Sandra Gail Rice Foster in August of this year.

Survivors include his children, Tammy and Bernard Anderson, Gayla and Sam Taylor, Troy Smith, and Anthony Smith; 10 grandchildren including Joshua Tinker and Caleb Tinker; 19 great grandchildren; sisters, Marsha Lopes and Donna Oliver; many other relatives and friends in Rhode Island.

The Gathering of Family and Friends will be Tuesday, September 15, 2020 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at the funeral home. The Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00am Wednesday, September 16, 2020 in the Striffler-Hamby Mortuary Chapel with Reverend Patricia Artz officiating.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA

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