April 13, 1930 ~ September 3, 2019
Born in: Knoxville, TN
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Luther “Paul” Foster, 89, of Asheville, passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Flesher’s Fairview Health & Retirement Center.
A native of Knoxville, TN, Paul was a son of the late Clyde Clayton Foster and Lucy Mae Dalton Foster Eller. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lois Foster.
Mr. Foster was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and worked as a branch manager for Westinghouse/Wesco Electric Supply Co. He enjoyed playing golf and traveling. He was also a member of the Baneberry Mens Association, White Pine United Methodist Church, and was involved at West Asheville Baptist Church.
Surviving are his daughter, Lisa Sellers (Reggie); sons, Randy Foster and Barry Foster (Susan); seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one on the way; and brother, Thomas Edward Foster (Anna Ruth).
A gathering for friends and family will be held on Saturday, September 7 at 4:00 p.m. at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue, followed by a brief memorial service at 5:00 p.m.
Paul’s family would like to thank the staffs of CarePartners and especially Flesher’s Fairview Health & Retirement Center for the excellent care and compassion they showed to him.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The First Tee www.thefirsttee.org, to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital https://www.stjude.org/, or to a charity of one’s choice.