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Jimmie Franklin Foster

May 29, 1943 ~ April 16, 2017 (age 73)

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Jimmie Franklin Foster, 73, of Morehead City, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Crystal Coast Hospice House.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Munden Funeral Home Chapel in Morehead City with Dr. Tom Denton officiating. The graveside service will be held 2:00 pm Friday, April 21, 2017 at Grandview Memorial Park in Clinton.

Jimmie was born in Clinton, NC. He graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from East Carolina University. He served as the Dean of Students at Edgecombe Community College, and in 1994 he retired from West Carteret High School, where he worked as a Guidance Counselor. He was the owner of Foster Rentals and Realty Company.

Jimmie spent many happy years on the beach at his Southwinds condo in Atlantic Beach. He was a stranger to no one and loved his life, family, and God, and always found the best in all. No words can express the joy and meaning he brought to us and the world. We are all better people for having known and loved him. He taught us to love God, our friends, families, and enemies alike and appreciated the simplest that life had to offer. As Mother Teresa once said, “In this life we cannot always do great things, but small things with great love.”

He is survived by his best friend, Steven G. Harrell; his beloved Maltese, Beau; daughter, Anne Marie Stroud and husband Jimmy of Ocean; son, Scott Foster and wife Nicole of Raleigh; sisters, Joyce Pate and husband Angus of Hope Mills, and Susana Ariel Morgan of Florida; sister-in-law, Barbara Foster of Tennessee; grandchildren, Savannah Abney, SaraBeth Stroud, Charli Stroud, Hope Foster, Adam Foster, and Lia Foster; nieces, Jennifer Grant and husband Arston, Julie Milana and husband Thomas, Susan Pate, Holly Puckette and husband Steve, Carol Bellanger; nephews, David Pate and wife Jann, Dana Beery and wife Laura; great nieces, Emily Grant, Raegan Grant, Amanda Milana, Carrie Puckette, Elliott Puckette, Skyler Puckette, Morgan Bellanger, Miranda Bellanger, Eleanor Beery; nephews, Cameron Grant, Josh Milana, Clark Beery and Nash Beery. He is also survived by his former wife and mother of his children, Patricia Scott Foster of Morehead City.

He was preceded in death by his parents, David Morgan Foster and Lureen Hudson Foster; his brother, Joel David Foster; and his two beloved Maltese, Buffett and Gracie.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Munden Funeral Home.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial donations may be made to Children’s Home Society of NC PO Box 14608 Greensboro, NC 27415 or Crystal Coast Hospice House, PO Box 640, Newport, NC 28570.

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Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Morehead City, NC.


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 Service Information

Munden Funeral Home
2112 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557

Munden Funeral Home
2112 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557

Grandview Memorial Park
2809 N US 421
Clinton, NC 28328

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