Sterling Foster

Thursday, January 4, 2018

BERTRAND, Mo. -- Sterling Foster, 89, died Jan. 2, 2018, in the Bertrand Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born June 22, 1928, in Wyatt, son of the late Collier Foster Sr. and Viola Davis Foster, he attended Lincoln High School in Charleston. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II and was honorably discharged. During his tour of duty, he was a Stoneman 214 and received the World War II Victory Medal. A member of Holly Grove Baptist in Wyatt, where he served as a deacon, he had owned a restaurant in Detroit, Mich. After retiring, he relocated to Wyatt and became owner of a bible store.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Ira Foster, McKinley Foster, Garvey Foster and Earl Foster.

Survivors include: one son, Anthony Robinson of Detroit; two daughters, Barbara Foster-McKee of Chicago and Linda Flowers of Detroit; one brother, Collier Foster of Detroit; four grandchildren; and a special friend, Albert Williams Jr.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Williams Funeral Chapel in Charleston with the Rev. Darren Horrell officiating.

Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery with full military honors.

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