William Clinton Foster
William Clinton Foster
  • June 15, 1941 - November 13, 2017
  • Louisiana

Share This Obituary

William Clinton Foster Sr., "Billy", passed away suddenly on Monday, November 13, 2017 at his home in Grand Cane, Louisiana.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Carolyn B. Foster; his son, William Clinton Foster Jr. and wife Darla, his step-sons; William Kevin Bryant and wife Laurie, Chris Foster and wife Laura, Cordell Coleman, Wayne Foster and family friend Kelli Farrell and numerous beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Born on June 15, 1941, Billy was preceded in death by his parents Isaac Clinton Foster and Vivian McDermitt Foster, and his daughter, Ramona Dean Foster.

Billy was raised in Talulah, Louisiana where he went to Talulah High School. He then attended Northeast Louisiana University where he was named an All-American football player and later drafted by the Houston Oilers. Billy then moved to Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana where he proceeded to raise his family and spend the majority of his life while pursuing a successful career in sales.

Billy had a passion for his family, was an avid hunter and enjoyed rodeoing in his younger years. He was a devout Christian and was a member of Cypress Baptist Church and then Airline Baptist Church, where he showcased his love of children by teaching Sunday School for many years prior to moving to Grand Cane.

Visitation will be held at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home in Haughton on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 5pm-7pm. Funeral Services will be held at Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home in Haughton on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 2pm with burial immediately following.

Pallbearers will be Paul Jackson, Mark Mathews, Mark Gilliam, Bobby Leflett, Wade Rich, Steve Taylor, Kevin Duck, Lou Chandler. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kenny Covington, Mack Powell, Raymond Lyles, C.A.Lowe, John Holt and all of Billy's numerous friends and fellow hunters.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

Arrangements under the direction of Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home, Haughton, LA.