Junior A.G. Foster

June 4, 1932March 13, 2013
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Junior A.G. Foster, 80, of Nebo, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Autumn Care of Marion. Born on June 4, 1932 in Wilkes County, NC, he was the son of the late William Thomas “Willie T.” Foster and Esther Hamby Foster. Mr. Foster was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church and the Moose Lodge and he loved racing. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Opal Carswell Foster; sister, Norma Sue Hicks; and brother, Billy Foster. He is survived by his daughters, Patsy Elaine Childers and her husband, Roger and Sheila Foster, all of Nebo; sons, James T. “Jimmy” Foster of Charlotte, Wayne Foster and his wife, Kathleen of Nebo and Dennis Keith Foster and his wife, Gail of Belmont; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister, Wanda Welch and her husband, Floyd of Ferguson, NC; and brothers, Harvey Foster and his wife, Wanda of Lenoir, Harold Foster and his wife, Jeanette of Ferguson, NC, James Albert Foster and his wife, Jan of Lenoir, Donald Foster and his wife, Rhitta of Lenoir, Paul Foster of Ferguson, NC and Raymond Foster and his wife, Ruby of Marion. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, March 14, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 15, 2013 at First Free Will Baptist Church in Marion with the Reverend Dean Owenby officiating. Burial will follow the service at McDowell Memorial Park. Pallbearers honoring Mr. Foster are James Foster, Jr., Dustin Smith, Danny Smith, Joshua Childers, Todd Childers and Greg Hollifield. Honorary Palbearers are Austin Childers, Brandon Davis and Frankie Holden. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of McDowell County, 575 Airport Rd., Marion, NC 28752. Online condolences may be made to the Foster family at


  • Visitation Thursday, March 14, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 15, 2013

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Sheila Smit

August 29, 2013

I just wanted to thank everyone for your kind word. And to say Daddy I miss you more than you know. Love your daughter. Sheila

April 2, 2013

Dear Sheila and Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you. Junior will be missed, I'll never forget all his stories he told us and his love for those fish plates.
Love to you all, Deonne Gibbs

Clark&Irene McNeil

March 23, 2013

Dear Foster Family, You have our deepest sympathy.
Love & Prayers,
Clark & Irene

March 15, 2013

We are so sorry to hear this sad news. We just found out today. The entire family will be in our prayers.
David,Cathy, Morgan and Jordan Cannon

Jean Revis

March 15, 2013

Patsy and family,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Daddy. My prayers are with you during this time and I pray that you will feel God's loving arms around you as you walk through this dark valley back into the sunlight of His love.

Much love,
Jean Revis

pam chester

March 14, 2013

So sorry about your loss. Thinking and praying for all the family. Wendy, Michael and Lily Honeycutt

Marcie (Johnson) Stannard

March 14, 2013

Jim (Jimmy), Jimbo, and Beckie, you and your family are all in my thoughts today. Please know that I am lifting you up in prayer asking God to wrap his loving arms around you, and to give you the strength and peace you need as you face this very difficult time.

March 14, 2013

We are sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with the family. Verlie and Judy Foster,North Wilkesboro

March 14, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers go out to you, in your time of need.
Samantha & Dave (Barr-Nunn)

Barr-Nunn Charlotte Shop

March 13, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family during this difficult time.