Charles Edward "Pete" Foster, 66, of Coal City passed away at his home Sunday, February 6, 2006.
He was born August 15, 1939, to Charlie and Christina (Conely) Foster. He married Shirley Louise Short on November 10, 1983.
He worked for Bridgestone Firestone in Noblesville for 30 years and belonged to the United Rubber Workers Union Local 138. After retiring from Bridgestone he worked for Olin Brass in Indianapolis. He belonged to the East Side Church of Christ in Indianapolis and the Coal City Church of Christ. He moved to Coal City in 1998. He was a people person and enjoyed fishing, camping, bowling and traveling.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father and a brother Robert Foster.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley; two sons, Donald Foster and wife, Candy, of Indianapolis and Charles Foster of Florida; three daughters, Diane Newton and husband, Dave, of Greenwood; Pamela Collins and husband, John, of New Whiteland and Rita Smith and husband, Donald, of Indianapolis; three stepchildren, Michael Hendricks and Lisa of Tipton; Kenneth Hendricks and Michele of Tipton and Sherri Dick and her husband, Steve, of Tipton; 23 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren; two brothers, John Foster and wife, Sandy, of Tennessee and Ronnie Foster and wife, Marge, of Indianapolis; and two sisters, Joyce Weise and Denny Hall.
Services will be held at the Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Home on Morris Street in Indianapolis at 2 p.m. Friday with Brother David Grafe officiating.
Burial will follow at Floral Park Cemetery in Indianapolis. Visitation will be held at the Coal City Church of Christ Wednesday, February 8, 2006, from 6 until 8 p.m. and then again Thursday, February 9, 2006, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Home on Morris Street.
Services have been entrusted to Schoppenhorst Funeral Home.
Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.