John Foster

March 30, 1947 ~ December 21, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

John Foster Obituary

John Edward Foster, age 76, passed away at home with family present on Thursday, December 21, 2023, in Monroe, Louisiana, after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. He is preceded in death by his wife Lisa Dawn (Reinhold) Foster; parents Bob and Maggie (Christmas) Foster; brothers Jimmy Ray Foster and James Helton Foster; sisters Mary (Foster) Nicholas and Vera (Foster) Elliott. Mr. Foster is survived by his two sons, John Edward Foster II and Jacob Foster; granddaughter Tessa Foster; grandson James Robert Foster; sisters Mildred (Foster) Nickel and Linda Kay (Foster) Whiteman; brother Kenneth Dwight Foster; and a host of beloved nieces and nephews.


While living on the Louisiana bayou, John was an avid hunter and fisherman. ´┐╝He loved collecting and restoring antique automobiles and Harley Davidson motorcycles. 

He had many careers including Army medic stationed in Germany(during the Vietnam War), building contractor, farmer, and mechanic. He was also a Golden Gloves Boxing Champion in his youth.

John was a very tough country boy, yet he was a humble and generous man always willing to lend a helping hand.



John’s ashes will be laid to rest beside the love of his life, Lisa. A brief graveside service will be held January 6, 2024, at 1:00pm, in Bastrop, Louisiana, at Pine Grove Cemetery.

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Memorial Service
January 6, 2024

1:00 PM
Pine Grove Cemetery
11565 Crossett Road
Bastrop, LA 71220


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