Olan "Buddy" Foster, Jr.
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SPARTANBURG, SC-- Olan "Buddy" Foster, Jr., age 72, died Tuesday, May 11, 2010.
Born, January 23, 1938, in Spartanburg, Mr. Foster was a son of the late Oland Augustus and Helen Victoria Vinson Foster, Sr. and the husband of the late Ruth Ann Brady Foster. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy aboard the USS Caloosahatchee and was of the Baptist Faith.
Mr. Foster is survived by his daughter, Leigh Foster Pender of Roebuck; two sons, David Dwain Foster and wife, Wendy of Chesapeake, VA, and Jason Daniel Foster and wife, Helen of Pauline; a brother, Jimmy Foster and wife Betty of Spartanburg; four sisters, Betty Jean Dill, Ruby Roberts and husband Mike, Ruth Blake and husband, Tommy, Jo Valatka and husband Joe, all of Spartanburg; a brother-in-law, Bob Lambert of Spartanburg; eight grandchildren, Billy Reeves, Adam and Casey Foster of Chesapeake, VA, J.D., Ashlyn, Cameron, and Monica Foster of Spartanburg and Zack Pender of Spartanburg; and three great-grandchildren, Dustin and Destiny Reeves of Chesapeake, VA and Brady Foster of Spartanburg. He was predeceased by a sister, Nita Lambert; and a brother-in-law, David Dill.
A visitation will be held Saturday, May 15, 2010, from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Dunbar Funeral Home, with graveside services immediately following in Heritage Memorial Gardens conducted by Reverend Joel Gardner.
In memory of Mr. Foster, memorial contributions may be made to ALCANON, C/O Alcoholics Anonymous, 349 East Saint John Street Spartanburg, SC 29306.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.jmdunbar.com.
Dunbar Funeral Home
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from May 13 to May 14, 2010