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William Ernest “Ernie” Foster

William Foster 04 06 2016

William Ernest “Ernie” Foster, 37, of Erwin, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Ernie was a native of Washington County and a son of Angela Sue Foster. Ernie worked in construction. He was a loving father, out spoken and full of life. Ernie is preceded in death by maternal grandfather: Ernest Foster, grandmothers: Brenda Chandler and Sally Harris, aunt: Teresa Downard, cousin: Jason Stancil. In addition to his mother, Ernie has left behind to cherish his memories: Father: Randy Harris and wife Donna of Georgia Daughters: Brittney Foster, Greeneville Dominique Foster of Greeneville Destiny Foster of Greeneville Grandparents: Tenie and Barb Ambrose of Erwin J. M. Harris Step-Father: Tim Manley of Erwin Aunts: Joyce Stancil and Darrel Harris of Erwin Kendall Ambrose of Erwin Marie Mattos of Erwin Uncles: Wayne Foster of Johnson City Samuel Baker Jr. Brother: Gabriel Hoyle of Erwin Sisters: Laura Silvers of Erwin Miranda Harris Erica Harris Many cousins and loving friends including special cousin: Jessica Correa of Gray The family respectfully request the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Ernie Foster in a funeral service to be held at 7 PM, Monday, April 4, 2016, in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend Mark Simmons will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 5 PM, and will continue until the service on Monday at Valley Funeral Home. A graveside service will held at 11 AM, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at Garland Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Gabriel Hoyle, Justin Matthews, Jason Holt, Robbie Tinker, Taylor Ambrose and Marty Guthrey. Those who plan to attend will meet at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, at Valley Funeral Home to go in procession to the Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of William Ernest “Ernie” Foster through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.