Theodore Carroll Foster

Published 1:10 pm Monday, November 9, 2020

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Mr. Theodore Carroll Foster, 79, of Dogwood Lane, Mocksville, died Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born on Feb. 9, 1941 in Davie County to the late William and Margaret Godbey Foster. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, a veteran of the U.S. Marines and retired from Ingersoll-Rand. He was a NASCAR racing fan having drove stock cars of his own on short tracks. He had coached girls’ softball in Davie County and loved Carolina basketball. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He was also preceded in death by: his wife, Mary “Missy” Virgina Waters Foster; a daughter, Melanie Lynn Foster Turner; and a brother, James Foster.

Survivors: a daughter, Beth Goad (Charles) of Mocksville; 5 grandchildren, Charlie Link (his close buddy), Emily Turner, Daniel Turner, Sam Taylor and Maggie Goad; 2 sisters, Mary Williams and Martha Luffman (Don), all of Mocksville; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10 at Rose Cemetery with Dr. Glenn L. Myers Jr. officiating. Friends may pay their respects to Mr. Foster at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to the Pastor’s Discretionary fund of First UMC, 310 N. Main St. Mocksville.