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Finis Foster, 77, Russell Springs, KY (1943-2020)

Finis Foster of Russell Springs passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 11amCT on Friday, August 14, 2020, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Richie Curtis officiating. Burial will follow in the Lovedale Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Thursday from 4pmCT until 8pmCT, and will continue on Friday morning until time for the service at the funeral home.

For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and The Healthy at Work Guidelines. Everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering.

Born April 24, 1943, in Adair County, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Leeontis Talmage and Rena Bryant Foster and husband of the late Joyce Rooks Foster.

Mr. Foster enjoyed camping, bluegrass music and spending time with his family.

Survivors include five children Teresa Anderson (James) of Springfield, IL, Patty Brown (Larry) of Russell Springs, KY, Jennifer Miller of Jamestown, KY, Jeff Foster of Columbia and Troy Foster (Sheila) of Guston, KY; thirteen grandchildren Jessica Helm, Cody Foster, Austin Foster, Willie Anderson, Annie Brown Eads, Joey Brown, Makayla Brown, Bryan Miller, Katie Miller Murray, Jo Jo Brown, DeNero Brown, Terrell Brown and Jimmy Brown; a sister Irene Burton of Russell Springs and a special aunt Deltris Cravens of Columbia.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by a grandson Carlos Anderson, a brother Avery Foster and four sisters Janice Beard, Clarene Kelsay, Alice Veatch and Imogene Foster.

Pallbearers will be Roger Rooks, Joey Brown, Bryan Miller, Willie Anderson, Jessie Bryant, Cody Foster, Eddie Foster and Austin Foster.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Finis Foster, 77, Russell Springs, KY (1943-2020)

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