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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
Gary Foster

Gary Joseph Foster

Wednesday, June 23rd, 1954 - Sunday, April 14th, 2019
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Gary Joseph Foster, 64, of Pocola, OK passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019. He was born on June 23, 1954 in Monticello, NY to Daniel and Marjorie (Blieler) Foster. He was a retired welder from Trane industries and a former volunteer Pocola Fireman and EMT. Gary was preceded in death by his parents and a step son, Jason Baxter.

A cremation memorial service is 10:00AM, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Ocker-Putman Funeral Home in Fort Smith, AR.

He is survived by two sons, Ryan Foster of Edmond, OK and Dayton Foster of Kansas; daughter, Danielle Foster of Fort Smith, AR, sister Trudy Hindley and her husband Barton of Fort Smith; a brother, Richard Foster, of Mungrup Valley, NY and two grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made at https://www.givesendgo/GKQ6#.XLS3w1BOhtw.facebook
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    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 10:00am
    Ocker Putman Funeral Home
    4500 Jenny Lind
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
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    Father Michael Briggs
    Reverend Scott Reed
    Gene Arnold


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Posted at 10:01pm
So very sorry to hear of Gary's passing. He always had a great smile. Knew him from Monticello. We were in Celtic Cadets and we were in Monticello High School Class of '72. Rest easy my friend.

Mike Freaney

Posted at 04:26pm
Rest In Peace my friend. We had some great times together.
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Posted at 08:38am
We are sorry to hear of Gary's passing. I went to school in Monticello, We were in the Celtic Cadet Drum and Bugle Corp together. I will always remember him as that 13 year old boy with the beautiful smile. My condolences to his family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. May the angel wrap their wings around him and keep him until you see him again.


Posted at 04:55pm
May the family of Gary Joseph Foster please accept my sincere condolences hoping you find comfort in God's words at Acts 24:15 and Psalm 37:29.

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