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Mr. Russell E. Foster Jr


Russell E. Foster, Jr., 30 of Lancaster, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 13, 2012. He was a Master Mechanic with Company Wrench in Carroll. He was an avid hunter, outdoors man, and had a love for farming, sports, and anything he could create with his hands. Russell had a strong love for his wife Mollie and loved any activity with his son Clinton. He was a graduate of Amanda Clearcreek High School and a member of the 1999 state football championship team. Russell chose to be an organ donor so he could help others.

He is survived by his wife Mollie C. (Maravy) Foster and son Clinton J. Foster both of Lancaster; parents, Angela K. (Mark Middlemus) of Amanda and Russell E. (Linda) Foster, Sr. of Stoutsville; brothers, Ryan (Kendall) Foster of Kingston, Ralston Foster, and Andrew Mattox, Jr. both of Amanda; great-grandmother, Gladis Mattox of Lancaster; grandmother, Myrtie Foster of Amanda; nieces and nephews, Makayla, Rylyn, Ralston Jr., and Luke Foster, William, Gianna, Kaylee and Ryan Maravy, Emily Snyder and Meadow Bailey; mother in-law and father-in-law Jenny and Bill Maravy; brother in-laws and sister in-laws, Billy (Deb Snyder) Maravy, Megan (Eric) Milisits, Paul (Breanna) Maravy, and Kit (Ethan) Bailey; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Russell was preceded in death by great-grandfather James R. Mattox, Sr.; paternal grand father Robert E. Foster, Sr.; maternal grand parents, Charlotte and James R. Mattox, Jr.; nephew John Maravy and friend T. J. Curry.

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at the Taylor Funeral Home, 111 W. Main Street in Amanda with Pastor Beth Bateson officiating. Burial will follow at Bethany Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. The family request memorial contributions to the Clinton J. Foster College Fund in Russell's memory.

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Many thoughts & prayers to the Foster family. Rest peacefully Russell.

Gina (Noll) Compton - June 16, 2012 at 07:32 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Lit a candle in memory of Mr. Russell E. Foster Jr.

betty jo lee - June 16, 2012 at 04:51 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Russell and I rode the bus together in jr high and went to high school together as well. He was always friendly and nice to me. I have no bad memories of him and when I think of Russell, I remember the tall quiet boy with a kind smile.

Cara (Willison) Hendrix - June 16, 2012 at 04:45 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Lit a candle in memory of Mr. Russell E. Foster Jr.

Dave & Nancy Cruit - June 17, 2012 at 11:27 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Lit a candle in memory of Mr. Russell E. Foster Jr.

Bobbie Poling - June 17, 2012 at 11:25 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Russell was a great friend and classmate to our son throughout their school years and we are truly sorry that his life on this earth ended so soon. May the wonderful memories of him be in your hearts forever.

Bobbie Poling - June 17, 2012 at 11:29 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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ken kempton - June 17, 2012 at 09:37 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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Kit Bailey - June 17, 2012 at 01:05 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Rest in peace buddy! May the four winds blow you safely home. Our love will NOT fade away.

Kit Bailey - June 17, 2012 at 12:36 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I had the pleasure of knowing Russell since we were 5 years old. I have always thought of him as a great friend. My thoughts and prayers are with the Foster family in this trying time. RIP #77 and #82.

Kyle Perry - June 16, 2012 at 08:10 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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