Mr. Guy Willard Foster, 82, of Timpson, Texas, passed away Thursday June 9, 2016 in Center, Texas. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Timpson Missionary Baptist Church with Bros. Justin Coburn, Darrell Owens, and B.A. Morris, officiating. Interment will follow in Timpson Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be 5:00 -8:00 PM, Friday June 10, 2016, at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson.
Born May 1, 1934, in Joaquin, Texas, Guy Willard Foster was the son of the late William Emmitt and Essie Lee (Lily) Foster. After serving in the United States Army, Guy, married the love of his life, Bobbie Jean Bussey in 1969. The two spent over 45 years together until her passing in 2014. He remained faithful in always taking care of his family. Guy was a carpenter by trade. He spent many hours building cabinets, houses, and anything in between. He enjoyed gardening, working in the flower beds, and especially woodworking. He also worked over 10 years for Gary Independent School District as Maintenance Supervisor. Guy was a member of Timpson Missionary Baptist Church for over 40 years.
Survivors include his daughter, Connie Richard and husband Robert (Bobby) of Joaquin, TX; sons, Kevin Foster and wife Evelyn of Tenaha, TX, and Rodney Foster and wife Sharla of Timpson; brother, William Ray Foster and wife Bell of Teneha, TX; sisters, Anita Singleton and husband Herbert of Conroe, TX, and Eva Joy Meaux and husband Jerry of Carthage; brother in law, David Bussey of Center, TX; 13 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.
Mr. Guy is preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Jean Foster, and sister, Jimmie Francis Bowlin.