Lloyd George Foster
Died April 3, 2004
LAKE ELSIONORE, Calif., -- Lloyd George Foster, 86, of Stoneman Street, formerly of East Liverpool, died at 12:40 a.m. Saturday, April 3, 2004, at Country Villa in Murieta, Calif., where he had been a patient for two months.
Born in New Cumberland, Nov. Y. 1917, son of Harry and Patience Cooke Foster, he was a member of the Grace United Presbyterian Church.
While serving with the U. S. Army’s 3rd Division in Europe during World War II, he was captured and taken prisoner in Anzio, Italy, and was held for 18 months.
A past employee of Hall China Co. and the Crucible Steel co., where he worked in the railroad yards, he also worked as a fabricator for the H. I. Thompson Co. in California, where he made fiberglass fillers for space missions.
A member of American Legion Post 374, the Car Barn heathens, the Disabled American Veterans, and Anzio Beachhead Veterans of World War II, he played baseball in the East Liverpool are for many years in city and legion leagues.
His wife, Mary Kathryn Foster, whom he married Dec. 25, 1939, died March 2, 2001.
A daughter, Cassandra Yager of Lake Elsionore, Calif., and a son, Ronald Foster of Corena, Calif., survive along with a sister, Mrs. Norman (Dorothy) Barnett.
Nine grandchildren, Melissa, Traci, Don, Valda, Erin, Shawn, Ryan, Quinn, and Ian, survive.
There are seven great-grandchildren, Megan, David, Brianne, Crystal, Dillon, Owen and Gwen.
Friends may call Friday at the Dawson Funeral Home, where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Services are planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Rev. James Slate officiating.
Burial will be in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
Full military honors will be provided by the Tri-State Veterans Burial Group.
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