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Frank Benjamin FOSTER III

  • "We going to miss u uncle frank"
    - Geraldine Hardwick
  • "May he rest in peace."
    - Newton Collier
  • "I didn't know that Mr.Foster had passed i had the pleasure..."
    - Gregory Reel
  • "Dear Cecilia, I just learned of Frank's death. Please call..."
    - Amy Powell
  • "Frank Foster wasn't only a dear friend, you were Family...."
    - Dolores Benjamin


Frank Benjamin Foster, III, 82, of the 1700 block of Woodgrove Street, passed away from complications due to kidney failure July 26, 2011 in his home. A native of Cincinnati, OH, he was a professional musician and a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). He also was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Chesapeake. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Cecilia Ann Foster, three sons, Anthony K. Foster of San Diego, CA, Donald B. Foster of Los Angeles, CA and Frank B. Foster, IV of Chesapeake, a daughter, Andrea J. Innis of Chesapeake, six grandchildren, Marcus and Brian Foster of CA, Carl Bennett, Jr. of Chesapeake and Andrew, Cecilia and Raina Innis of Chesapeake and a host of cousins and friends. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church with Pastor Finley O. Jones officiating. The burial will follow in Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home 1485 Kempsville Rd. Va. Beach, VA Monday August 1, from 6 to 8 PM. Memorial donations may be made to the Jazz Foundation of America. Condolences may be offered to the family at

Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on July 29, 2011
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