James A. Foster, Sr.

James Arnold Foster, Sr., 72 of Elizabethtown, died Saturday, August 3, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was a native of Hardin County and a member of Hardin County First Interdenominational Church where he served as President and Chairman of the Deacons for many years. He served in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam and retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Pamela Darlene Reedy-Brey; a great-grandson, Benjamin Trumbo; his parents, Orville Leland and Myrtle Cook Foster and two sisters, Lena Foster and Margaret Knowles. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Evelyn Underwood Foster; one son, James A. Foster, Jr. (Heather) of Elizabethtown; one daughter, D. Gail Murphy (Dan) of Elizabethtown; one brother, Michael Foster of Elizabethtown; two sisters, Janet Hawkins (Karl) of Elizabethtown and Diane Nichols of New Haven; 9 grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Leroy Routt officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and continue after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of Contributions to Hosparus. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Wednesday, August 7, 2019 starting at 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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