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Mountain Home National Cemetery
Wednesday November 20th, 2019

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James Enwin Foster

Abingdon, Va.

JAMES "WHATEVER" ENWIN FOSTER, age 84, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at The Waters of Johnson City, Tenn.

Jim was a true gentleman. He was a kind, gentle, humble and loving husband to his soul-mate Joni for 63 years; and a wonderful dad and pop-pop to his grandchildren. Jim loved his Lord, and was a faithful, ordained Pastor. He enjoyed his family – he loved his family, and his country. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force, and was a deputy sheriff for 17 years in Jefferson County, Colo. A great day for Jim would have been any time with family, or the other "F" in his life – Fishing. Without an enemy in the world, he entered his Heavenly home to be with family, friends, and most importantly, the Lord Jesus Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Enwin and Florence Foster.

Jim is survived by his wife, Joan Moline Foster, Abingdon, Va.; daughter, Kristianne Wolfe and husband, Retired Col. Daniel Glen Wolfe of Argyle, Texas; sons, Retired Lt. Col. James E. Foster, II and wife, Deborah of Columbia Falls, Mont., and Mark R. Foster of Roanoke, Texas; sister, Jean Damewood of La Belle, Fla.; five grandchildren, Tara S. Sood, Saryna Joy Parra, James E. Foster, III, Sgt. Daniel G. Wolfe, II, and Kristopher J. Wolfe; ten great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Mountain Home National Cemetery, 215 Heroes Drive, Mountain Home, Tenn. 37684 with military rites conducted by the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kan. 66675-8516 or online at www.woundedwarriorproject.org, or by phone (855) 448-3997.

To share memories of James "Whatever" Enwin Foster, please visit www.seaverbown.com. Care for Jim's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion Va. 24354.

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My first REAL Pastor/Teacher who introduced me to The Word of God, Rightly Divided. I will forever be Blessed and Thankful for his loving kindness towards me and that also of his beloved wife, Joanie. Our loss is his joy now that he is face to face with our beloved Lord and Saviour, our God, Jesus Christ. May The Comfort of our Lord Jesus comfort and uphold Joanie, Jimmy, Mark, Kristianne, and the entire family and community of loved ones Jim leaves behind. Jim was a wonderful witness for His Lord Jesus and will certainly be sorely missed. 13Brothers, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death , so that you will not grieve like the rest, who are without hope. 14For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, we also believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in Him.I Thessalonians 4:13-14. Learn from Jim's example and honor his memory by becoming someone who will be sorely missed. Well done my Brother, Well done good and faithful servant in Christ Jesus.

Phil Paquette Nov 17 2019 12:00 AM

We were so blessed to have Jim as a teacher of God's Word for so many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Family at this time. Love, Kaveda and Bill.

Bill Reynolds Nov 16 2019 12:00 AM

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