Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

February 18, 2014

Raymond Hoyte Foster

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Raymond Hoyte Foster, 83, of Dawson, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at his home.  

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 at Wade Funeral Chapel in Hubbard with Jan Harrison officiating.  Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at the funeral home.

Raymond was born Feb. 25, 1930 near Hubbard to Dewey Herman and Eunice (Hughes) Foster.  He graduated from Hubbard High School in 1948 and served in the Air Force from 1951-1955 in Germany.  Raymond worked in industrial construction for Daniel Construction in Houston and Glen Rose.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Eunice Foster Knight; his father, Dewey H. Foster; brothers, Maurice, Bob and Billy; sister, Louise Foster Smith and a son, Keven Joel Foster.

Survivors include sons, Hoyte B. Foster of Dawson, Nathan Foster and wife, Pam of Dawson, Mark Foster and wife, Jayme of Grapevine and Jonathan Foster of Waco; daughters, Shelly Harrison and husband, Jan of Mexia, Nancy Heller and husband, Carl of Mexia and Joy Davis and husband, Bob of Waco; 22 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; special friend, Lucille Machan of Waco and close cousin, Harold Freeland of Keene.

Pallbearers will be Triston Clark, Jonathan Foster, Dustin Griffith, Bob Davis, Carl Heller and Preston Locke.    

Honorary pallbearer will be Stephen Foster.

Please sign the memorial guestbook for Raymond at

    Arrangements by Wade Funeral Home, Hubbard.