Mr. Foster Lewis passed August 3, 2013. The Celebration of Life for Foster Lewis, Jr. (Bro Coot) will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 9, 2013 at Columbia Drive United Methodist Church, 2067 Columbia Dr., Decatur. The Reverend Dr. Walter L. Kimbrough, Pastor. The Reverend Dr. J. Allen Milner, eulogist. The Reverend Sharad H.Creasman will preside. The body will be placed instate at 9:30. a.m. Interment Dawn Memorial Park.
A member of Atlanta's David T. Howard High School's class of 1965 , Foster Lewis retired as a supervisor in the DeKalb county roads & drainage department . He later became an associate at Staples.
Foster Lewis served Columbia Drive United Methodist Church with distinction as an usher and trustee. He loved sports and had played baseball and football and served as a little league coach. As well, Foster was an accomplished swimmer and enjoyed dancing and gardening. For more than ten years, he serviced as a foster parent.
Those who cherish his memory include: his loving wife of 37 years, Dr. Brenda Jones Lewis; sons William Lewis (Kayla) and Foster Tremayne Lewis (Doniesha); granddaughter, Ciera T. Lewis and grandson, Will Kayden Lewis; sisters, Febbie L. Nichols (Fred), Helen Sampson and, Gladys Brewer (Roderick); aunt, Lucille Fields; uncle, Rev. James Hawkins; several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Thursday Evening, August 8, 2013 from 6 to 8:00 p.m. at Grissom-Clark Funeral Home, 227 East Lake Dr. (at Memorial Dr.) 404-373-3191 www.grissom-clarkfh.com.
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