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Donnie Kent Foster

Donnie Kent Foster
Memorial Candle
September 12, 1949 -- Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Visitation Information: Visitation is Noon-2:00 p.m., Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the Clifton Hill Baptist Church, with a masonic service at 1:45 p.m.
Service Information: Celebration of Life service is 2:00 p.m., Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the Clifton Hill Baptist Church. Burial in Huntsville City Cemetery.
Contributions: Memorial may be made to the Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital in St. Louis.

Biography:

Donnie Kent Foster, age 68, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

 

Donnie was born September 12, 1949 at Moberly, MO, the son of Maggie Belle (Palliser) Foster and Glenn Leon Foster.  He attended schools in Macon, Moberly, and Westran of Huntsville, where he graduated in 1967.  He furthered his education by taking classes at Moberly Area Community College.

 

Throughout his professional career Donnie worked as a mechanic, bulldozer operator, and truck driver.  In 1976 he entered into a partnership farming operation with his father-in-law Maurice Million and later became the owner/operator of the family farm.  In 1982, he was employed as a Revegetation Technician for Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. and became a Protective Services Officer in 1985.  Donnie earned his EMT certification in 1998.  Mr. Foster retired from AECI in 2006.

 

Donnie married Doloras Ann Million on November 1, 1967 in Vinita, OK.  To this union was born one daughter, Deborah Annette Foster.

 

He made a profession of faith in 1967 and was an active member of the Clifton Hill Baptist Church where he served as a trustee for a number of years.  He was a member of Huntsville No. 30 AF & AM, the Valley of Columbia A & A Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Coon Creek Shrine Club and Ararat Shrine A.A.O.N.M.S. of Kansas City, MO.  Over the years of membership in the Blue Lodge, he served as Junior Warden, Secretary, Tyler, and Worshipful Master.

 

Donnie enjoyed bowling and playing pool with friends at area establishments.  More recently he had pleasure in doing woodworking, especially scroll saw and wood lathe projects.  He and his wife enjoyed major league baseball, college basketball and college football; were avid winged sprint car race fans and derived pleasure in traveling in their RV.

 

In addition to his wife of 50 years, survivors include his daughter, Deborah Annette Carney of Parkville, MO; one grandson, Andrew Mitchell Carney of Parkville, MO; two brothers Glenn Leon Foster, Jr and wife Connie Foster of Moberly, MO and William Larry Foster and wife Linda Foster of Moberly, MO; beloved cousins, nieces, nephews, and close friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Gary Alan Foster and Terry Wayne Foster, and infant sister Carol JoAnn Foster; beloved parents-in-law William Maurice Million and Audrey Lee (Barnes) Million

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