Obituaries, Aug. 5, 2013
Robert Welborn Foster
THOMASVILLE — Mr. Robert Welborn Foster, 78, a resident of Maplewood Avenue, passed away Friday Aug. 2, 2013, at Skeet Club Manor of High Point, N.C. He was born Aug. 30, 1934, in Duplin County, N.C., son of the late Robert Cletus Foster and Leona Welborn Foster. Mr. Foster served in the U.S. Navy in Japan. He was a member of First Baptist Church, where he was a member of the church choir, Men’s Sunday School Class and the Wednesday Night Fellowship. He was also a member of Fair Grove Lion’s Club. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Surviving are, two daughters, Marcia Ray and husband Ronnie of Garner, N.C., and Mary Ann Foster of Woodstock, Ga.; one brother, David Foster of Memphis, Tenn.; one grandson, Thomas Hawkins.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 4 p.m. at J. C. Green & Sons Chapel in Thomasville, N.C., with the Rev. Bynum Orr officiating. The interment will be in Fair Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will greet friends Tuesday from 3 to 4 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of the Piedmont 1801 Westchester Drive, High Point, NC 27262. Online condolences may be sent to the Foster family at www.jcgreenandsons.com