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Guy D. Foster

September 8, 1951 ~ May 28, 2022 (age 70)

Obituary

Guy D. Foster, age 70, of Northport, Ala., went to his eternal home on May 28, 2022. Services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2022, at Englewood Baptist Church with Bro. Randy Beard and Rev. Arthur Chapman officiating. Burial will follow in Carolwood Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery with Magnolia Chapel South directing. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at Englewood Baptist Church.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry David Foster, Sr. and Martha Foster. 

Survivors include his wife, Mary Grace Foster; daughters, Lisa Pennington and Ashley Hodges (Jared); sons, Robert Slee (Julia), Kevin Slee (Heather), and David Foster (Suny); brothers, Freddy Foster (Brenda) and Jimmy Foster (Leann); grandchildren, Breanna Slee, Dustin Slee, Todd Slee, Shelia Kriebel, Mandy Adams, Sydney Pennington, Ty Pennington, Jaden Jones, Anna Armstrong, Alex Skelton, and Reese Hodges; and great-grandchildren, Liam, Bailey, Jay, Bella, Leroy, Gadden, Lily, Sammy and Kailynne. 

Guy D. Foster, was born Harry David Foster, Jr., on September 8, 1951 in Washington, D.C. He grew up in Smithton, Pa.  After high school, he took a job at Russellton Coal Mine, where he started his lifelong career in the coal mining industry, which eventually led him to Tuscaloosa, Ala. in 1977, where he accepted a job at North River Mining in Berry, Ala. On April 4, 1980, he married the love of his life, whom he called “Gracie”. They were blessed with 5 children with whom he loved and adored. Along with eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. 

In 2003, his career led him to Chilhowie, Virginia, where he worked for Long Wall Associates. His biggest achievement occurred on June 17, 2007, when he gave his life to the Lord at Marion Church of God, in Virginia. After retirement, God revealed his true calling of serving others and spreading the gospel. He was a dedicated member of Englewood Baptist Church, where he never missed a service. He loved praising the Lord and always looked for opportunities to share with others what Jesus did for him. He was truly a servant for the Lord, that will be greatly missed but never forgotten, for his life has just begun!

Pallbearers will be Dustin Slee, Ty Pennington, Alex Skelton, Reese Hodges, Fred Foster, Jimmy Foster, Phillip Williams, and Jimmy Lunceford. 

Honorary pallbearers are Jim Mitchell, Jimmy Madison, Nick Horton, Alan Burbank, Joe Long, and The Chosen Café. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Sav-A-Life. https://savalife.org/  

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 3, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Englewood Baptist Church
9700 Old Greensboro Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

Funeral Service
Friday
June 3, 2022

3:00 PM
Englewood Baptist Church
9700 Old Greensboro Road
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405

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