John W. Foster, 53, of Springfield, died at 8:55 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on September 24, 1961 in Springfield to Robert E. and Genelle F. Rankin Foster.
He is survived by two sisters, Karen (Jeffrey) Bentley of Harrisburg and Terry Gaddis of Dawson; Aunts and Uncles, Duane (Ruth) Rankin of Glen Carbon, Judy Rankin of Charleston, Reva Ruby of Springfield and Phyllis (Boyd) Lively of Litchfield; a nephew, Michael (Danielle) Gribble of Equality and a great niece and nephew, Mace Jackson and Brittany Nicole Gribble.
John had worked at Franklin Life and Sentinel Pest Control. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, and enjoyed playing guitar and was an apprentice at the Luthier Shoppe. He also enjoyed NASCAR.
Memorial Gathering: 1-3 pm Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Private burial will be held at a later date at Chatham Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family of John Foster to assist with funeral expenses.
Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Private Burial at Chatham Memorial Cemetery
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