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Knox Foster

Knox Winfred Foster Sr.

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Blacksburg -- Knox Winfred Foster Sr, 76, of 870 Jumping Branch Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Born in Shelby, he was the husband of Betty Jean Carroll Foster for over 56 years and the son of the late Lloyd and Florence Godfrey Foster. Knox formerly worked in a factory that made compact discs and he was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Mr. Foster was a loving person. He was a loving husband, a loving father, and a friend to everyone. Knox also loved the outdoors and farming. One of his greatest joys was taking care of his cows and horses.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Foster is survived by a son, Winfred Foster Jr; a daughter, Sandra Jean Foster Ruff; a grandson, Matthew Jason Ruff; and a granddaughter, Savannah Ray, all of Blacksburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant son.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 17th, 2019, from 6:00 - 7:30 PM at Gordon Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 18th, at 3:00 PM at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Harold Beam and Rev. Phillip Gallman officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will be at the residence.

The Book of Memories is available at www.gordonmortuary.com.

The Blacksburg location of Gordon Mortuary is serving the Foster family.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Thursday, January 17th, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Gordon Mortuary
    400 West Cherokee Street
    Blacksburg, South Carolina 29702
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  • Service

    Friday, January 18th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Friday, January 18th, 2019 3:00pm
    Antioch Baptist Church
    839 Antioch Road
    Blacksburg, SC 29702
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Harold Beam
    Rev. Phillip Gallman
  • Interment

    Friday, January 18th, 2019 |
    Friday, January 18th, 2019
    Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery
    839 Antioch Road
    Blacksburg, South Carolina 29702
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Posted at 09:46pm
Sorry to hear of Mr. Knox passing. He was always such a gentleman. I always enjoyed him coming in the Farm Service Agency and he will be missed. Praying for your family. Tina Jennings.

Laura ( Tesseneer ) Collins

Posted at 08:52am
I enjoyed working with Knox. He was very helpful, and a very nice man. Thank I’m sorry for your loss.

Rachel Oaks

Posted at 06:33pm
So sorry to hear. Prayers for all of you. He was a great friend and always willing to help everyone. He will surely missed by everyone.


Posted at 03:59pm
Daddy uncle Knox was a very good man he was always there for you if you needed him and so was aunt Betty jean also I will miss him dearly rest in Peace uncle know tell we all meet again love you and love the family also can't bring myself to say goodbye sorry

Ken Gantt

Posted at 10:38am
So sorry to hear that Knox has passed. He was a great guy and a good friend. Prayers for your family.
Ken Gantt

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