George C. Foster

george foster

March 19, 1936 ~ November 24, 2001

Resided in: Mountain Home, NC

Mountain Home - George C. Foster, 65, of Holbert Road, died Saturday, November 24, 2001.

A native of Saluda, Mr. Foster was a resident of Buncombe County for most of his life and was the son of the late Elton and Callie Robertson Foster. He was an avid outdoorsman, fisherman and hunter and an employee of Artech, with 38 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Patsy Boykin Foster; two daughters, Kathy Tredinnick of Arden and Rita Williams of Rolesville, NC; two sons, Lt. Col. David Charles Foster of Seoul, Korea and George Elton Foster of Lewisville, Texas; two step-sons, Darrell Hamm of Mountain Home and David Hamm of South Carolina; two sisters, Mildred Quattrochi and Shirley Hamilton, both of Hendersonville and ten grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1 pm Thursday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian, conducted by the Rev. Roger Rearden.

Mr. Foster’s family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Long Shoals Road.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Assn., 50 S. French Broad Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801.

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  1. On behalf of CJ3 Operations Division and specifically the officers and men of Ground Forces Branch, we extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family of Mr. Foster. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. My sympathies are with you all. George earned a special place in my heart thru the years at EA/Artech. I’m sorry I could not be there personally to express my condolences, but you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    With sympathy,


  3. My sincere sympathies to you all. I feel lucky to have worked with and learned from George at EA. He will be long remembered and missed. George, it was good to know you.

  4. Raymond worked with Mr.George
    at Bickerstaff & Boral and will miss him. Your Family is in our prayers at this time and in the days to come. Sorry we could not be there with you at this time.
    Raymond and Kaye

  5. I was so sorry to hear about George my dad worked with him for about 25 years at EA. You and your family will be in my prayers

  6. Kathy,
    I’m was very sorry to hear that your dad had passed away. Please extend my condolences to your entire family. May God bless you all.


    Billy Webb

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