December 19, 1928 - March 30, 2021
Tommy Foster, 92, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Tommy was born and raised in Nederland, Texas on December19,1928. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur, TX in 1947 where he played baseball.. He married his high school sweetheart, Ada Bedford, in 1947. Tommy worked for Texaco Oil in Port Arthur, Texas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he raised his family. Tommy and Ada moved to Huntsville in 1989 upon retirement. Tommy loved God, his family, and his grandchildren with whom he enjoyed playing baseball and golf, fishing with them and feeding them countless Moon Pies, Toaster Strudels and Sunny D. He was affectionately known for many years as their “Chief”. Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Lucy “Dot” Foster, his wife of 57 years, Ada Foster; brothers, Karl and Lawrence Foster, and sister, Lucille Gayneaux. Tommy is survived by his wife of 13 years, Laura Foster; children: Peggy Hoyt, Kirk & Claudia Foster, and Jody & Butch Ballard; Grandchildren: Lauren Hoyt, David & Lindsay Hoyt, Matt & Jessica Foster, Ben & Julie Foster, Katie & Ryan Martinez, Holley & Justin Grimes, Kyle Ballard, Kellie & Will Raies; great-grandkids: Virginia & Blakely Hoyt, Merit & Slayton Foster, Sam, Sawyer & Sullivan Foster, Brett & Adalyn Grimes, and Tatum Raies; Brothers and sister-in-law: Randy Brim and Linn & Laurie Brim; Nieces and nephews: Mary Brunson Andrews, Karol Foster, Kathy Foster Padilla, Randy & Cheryl Stelly, Paula Bouget, Linda Wheeler. Visitation will be Friday, April 2nd from 5:00-7:00 pm at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville. Funeral services will be held at Sam Houston Funeral Home at 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 3, 2021 with interment at Brooke Cemetery on Hwy 980. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, https://www.heart.org or the charity of your choice. Memorial condolences to the family may be made at www.shmfh.com. Additionally, we would love for you all to come celebrate Tommy's life with us but please consider staying home if you haven't been feeling well.
Tommy Foster, 92, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Tommy was born and raised in Nederland, Texas on December19,1928. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur, TX in 1947 where he played baseball.. He married his high... View Obituary & Service Information
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