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“I have loved this family my whole life and shared so many wonderful times on Kentucky Lake. Betty, Mike, Lettie, Vickie, Matt and families, I want...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: kathi stofel - paris, TN

“Sorry for your loss, he was a fine fellow. Ray Ledford Backwoods Hunting Club ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Ray and Zennetta Ledford - Ocoee, TN

“We are so sorry for your loss, Billy Clyde was a very good man and a great neighbor. He will be greatly missed. We are praying for all of you. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: The LaCroixs - Culleoka, TN

“To the family of Billy Clyde, I have known Billy all of my life from church and hanging around in Culley. My prayers and condolences for the whole...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: John & Beverly Roland - FL

“Ashley I am sorry to hear about the loss of your grandfather.I know that he will be greatly missed by many. May God give you and your family strength...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Jessica Spare - family friend

“Lettie, I am very sorry to hear about your dad. Please know we are thinking about you. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: DeAnna - Co worker of Lettie

“Lettie, Sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and your family at this time. Paul & Joy Martin ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Paul Martin - Nashville, TN

“Our hearts are breaking. We will miss his smiling face and his walking across the driveway to sit and laugh a while. The last thing he said to me...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Roger & Diane - Slayden , TN

“so very sorry to hear of such a good longtime friend of my family mr.billy clyde passing.he was our mail man when i was a small child living on route...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: albert j henson - lawrenceburg, TN

“Matt and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. May God be your strength at such a sad time. Dale and Lynda Smith ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Lynda & Dale Smith - Lewisburg, TN


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Mr. William "Billy" Clyde Foster, Jr., 82, retired from the U.S. Post Office and longtime resident of Culleoka, died Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at Maury Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 4:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Corey Bell officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday after 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery at a later date.

The Maury County native was the son of the late William Clyde Foster, Sr. and Dove Thurman Foster. On July 4, 1956 he married Betty Oliver Foster of Culleoka who survives.
Mr. Foster served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Along with his job as a rural mail carrier for over thirty five years with the Post Office he was also a lifetime farmer. Mr. Foster was a member of Culleoka Church of Christ.

Survivors in addition to his wife include his children, Mike (Patti) Foster of Culleoka, Lettie Anne Foster of Nashville, Vicki Lynn Sharp of Culleoka, Matt (Tracy) Foster of Lewisburg; grandchildren, Michael (Kelsey) Foster of Memphis, Will (Britton) Foster, Robert (Whitney) Foster both of Columbia, Ashley Nicole (Nick) Landry of Spring Hill, Ben Foster, Nathaniel Foster both of Lewisburg; and a great-granddaughter, Mimsie Foster of Memphis.

Honorary pallbearers include the men and women of Culleoka Morning Coffee Drinkers and members of Culleoka Church of Christ.

The family suggests memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Nashville Rescue Mission, 639 Lafayette St., Nashville, TN 37203. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com.

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