James E. “Butch” Foster Jr., 73, of Huntington, IN passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2021 at his home. He was born on March 9, 1948 in Huntington, IN to James E. & June M. (Funderburg) Foster Sr.
He attended Bippus Public Schools and was a United States Vietnam Army veteran. He was a lifetime Huntington / Warren area resident except for 2 years in Somerset, KY. He was married on March 29, 1974 in Huntington, IN to Margaret C. “Maggie” (Bradley) Trainer who preceded him on June 2, 2015. He formerly worked at Warren Auto Plaza in Warren as a fueler / janitor for 24 years.
He formerly attended the Church of God in Huntington.
He is survived by:
3 Sons –James (Glenda) Foster III, Jesse (Angela) Foster, and Lee (Susan) Trainer III all of Huntington
8 Grand & Several Gt. Grandchildren
Brother – Mike (Gloria) Foster of Huntington
3 Half Brothers – Tom (Julie) Niemann of Goblesville, Brent Foster of Huntington, and Carlton “Jodie” Niemann of Bluffton
6 Half Sisters – Karen (Phil) Welty of Wabash, Carol (Steve) Swaim of Rockville, IN, Dee Dee Foster, Brenda Foster, Sue Niemann, and Debbie (Dan) Driscal all of Huntington
He was preceded by his parents, wife, step father – Carl Niemann, and 3 half- brothers – Charles Niemann, Rick Niemann, and Harry Foster.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Gardens of Memory Serenity Chapel, 11201 S. Marion Road - 35 in Marion, IN. Military graveside services will follow at 12:00 noon on Friday at the cemetery.
Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.