Charles Foster

November 7, 2013

UNION — Mr. Charles N. Foster, 93, of 262 Pineland Road, Union, widow of Elizabeth Cargill Foster and Edith Marcy Foster, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at his home.

Mr. Foster was born in Union, S.C., Dec. 26, 1919, a son of the late Ernest Foster and Elizabeth Foster. He retired from Carlisle Finishing; a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II where he served in England, Germany and France. Mr. Foster was a member of Fairforest Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, and a Sunday School Teacher for 40 years.

Surviving are a daughter, Evonne Varner Stephens of Union; a sister, Helen Gist and husband Bob of Union; four grandchildren, Scott Varner of Union, Mike Varner of Buffalo, Sammy Edens of Virginia and Ricki Escalante of Union; five great-grandchildren, Eric Edens and fiancee Chelsea of Union, D.J. Beard of Spartanburg, Zach O’Shields, Faith and Grace Escalante, all of Union; a daughter-in-law, Terri Foster of Buffalo; a brother-in-law, Albert Cargill of Colorado; three nieces, Mary Beth Bower of AL, Wanda and Gloria Cargill, both of Colorado; a nephew, Thomas Cargill of AL; and a number of other nieces and nephews.

Mr. Foster was predeceased by a daughter, Janice Charleen Edens; a son, Charles Rickey Foster; a sister, Ruth Nash; a brother, Leroy Foster; and a granddaughter, Nicki Beard.

A Memorial Service will be held 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at Fairforest Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Alan Gregory.

Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening at the home, 262 Pineland Road, Union.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fairforest Baptist Church, 1917 Jonesville Highway, Union, S.C. 29379.

The family is at the home.

SR Holcombe Funeral Home