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Billy Joe Foster
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1930
Wood County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1995
Tyler
Smith County
Texas, USA

Son of George S. Foster & Jesse G. McWatters. Was born in Crow, Wood County on the land very close to Gentry Cemetary. Attended school in Hawkins, Tx. Was in U.S. Army and fought in the Korean War. Joined the U.S. Air Force later. Was wounded and awarded the purple heart & silver star. Worked for Bekins Van Lines after the service. Married Denise Potter in 1969. They had one daughter, Sherry Marie. Two grandchildren. Died in Tyler, Smith County, Tx. Burial in Gentry Cemetary, Wood County, Tx.  
 
Burial:
Gentry Cemetery
Crow
Wood County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Rhonda Ledbetter
Record added: Oct 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12210736
Billy Joe Foster
Added by: Rhonda Ledbetter
 
Billy Joe Foster
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Billy Joe Foster
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CPL U.S. Army Korean War.
- Judy Richards
 Added: Dec. 10, 2012
Purple Heart Awarded for wounds or death as result of an act of any opposing armed force, as a result of an international terrorist attack or as a result of military operations while serving as part of a peacekeeping force. The oldest of our military awar...(Read more)
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 Added: Dec. 10, 2012
The Silver Star Medal of the U.S. Armed Forces is the third highest military decoration, and is awarded for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States not justifying a Service Cross. We the people, thank you for your service, and uncommon v...(Read more)
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 Added: Dec. 10, 2012
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