Paul Everette Foster Sr.

Published 11:38 am Friday, November 29, 2019

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Mr. Paul Everette Foster Sr., 97, formerly of North Main Street, Mocksville, died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

Mr. Foster was born April 6, 1922 in Davie County to the late William Thomas and Bessie Sarah Chaplain Foster. He was a member of Dulin United Methodist Church and retired from his wholesale lumber and real estate business. Mr. Foster and his brother, R.L., built the first shopping center in Davie County – the Cooleemee Shopping Center. He and his wife, Doris Miller Foster, enjoyed working and riding their golf-cart over their tree farm in Rowan County. They enjoyed picking wildflowers and picking up walnuts and hickory nuts, spending a total of 58 years together.  Mr. Foster loved restoring classic cars, with cars dating back to 1932.

He was also preceded in death by: his wife of 58 years; 3 sisters; and 3 brothers.

Survivors: 2 sons; Paul Everette Foster Jr. (Elaine), and Ronald “Eugene” Foster, all of Mocksville; a step-son, Edward Carter (Georgia), of Tennessee; 6 grandchildren, Annette Carter (Tony), Casey Foster (Angie), Tommy Foster (Wendy), Timmy Foster, Josh Foster (Kayla), and Heather Foster; 7 great-grandchildren; and 5 nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at Dulin United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jimmy Truell officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Kate B. Reynolds Hospice, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103.