Special Report to Blowing Rock News. May 26, 2016. BLOWING ROCK, NC — Clifford Stanley Foster, 94, passed away on January 14, 2016, at University Hospital in Evans, GA. A former resident of Blowing Rock, Mr. Foster’s graveside services at Woodlawn Cemetery have been scheduled for Sunday, June 5, 2016. Hampton Funeral Home in Boone is in charge of the arrangements.
Here is a reprint of the Obituary that first appeared in Blowing Rock News on January 18, 2016.
EVANS, GA – Clifford Stanley Foster died at University Hospital on January 14, 2016. He was born on June 5, 1922 and was the son of Walter H. and Mildred Foster of Luton, Bedfordshire, England. Mr. Foster served in the Royal Air Force for six years during World War II. He immigrated to the United States via Bermuda in 1952.
Mr. Foster is survived by his wife of 58 years, Janet Axford Foster; a brother, Robert W. Foster and wife Dorothy E. Foster of Great Bookham, Surrey; a nephew, John A.W. Foster and wife Jane of Woking, Surrey; a niece, Hilary Foster Tattershall and husband, Philip of Cockermouth, Cumbria and three grand nephews. Mr. and Mrs. Foster made their home at Springdale Hall in Camden, SC and Blowing Rock, NC before moving to Brandon Wilde in Evans, GA in 2000. Mr. Foster was an accomplished woodworker and devoted much of his retirement time to the wood shop at Brandon Wilde.
Graveside services will be held at a later date in Blowing Rock, NC. Memorial gifts, if so desired, may be made to The Crossnore School, P.O. Box 249, Crossnore, NC 28616 or to the charity on one’s choice.
Please sign the guestbook and send condolences at www.plattsfuneralhome.com
Platt’s Funeral Home, 337 N. Belair Rd., Evans, GA 30809