James Duke “J.D” Foster

James Duke “J.D” Foster, 88 of Ruffin went to be with the Lord Wednesday December 18, 2019. at his home.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 A.M. Saturday December 21, 2019 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church with Rev. Mac McDowell officiating and burial will follow in the church cemetery with military rites. The family will receive friends following the service in the church.

A native of Caswell County, he was the son of the late James Lindsey Foster and Olymphia Duke Foster. He lived in the Bethesda Church Community all of his life. He was a retired educator with the Caswell County School System. He was a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder. He was a Charter Member of the Casville Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Cobb Ruritan Club, the North Carolina Cattleman’s Association, and the American Legion and a US Army Veteran. Mr. Foster was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was preceded in death by his wife Frances Handy Foster and a sister Frances Lea Foster.

Surviving are his sons, Bill Foster (Gwen) of Ruffin, Andy Foster (Ginny) of Providence, & Mitch Foster (Lynn) of Ruffin, grandchildren, Katherine Parrish (Austin), Lindsey Strader (Ryan), Andrew Foster (Kelly), Josh Foster , & Justin Foster (Sammantha), as well as 8 great grandchildren.

The family will be at the residence at 1625 Bethesda Church Rd. Ruffin, NC 27326. Memorials may be made to, Bethesda Presbyterian Church c/o J. I. Satterfield 7425 Park Springs Rd. Pelham, NC 27311. Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Foster family and online condolences may be made at www.cittyfh.com