|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1989|
|Death: ||Dec. 21, 2008, USA|
Travis James Foster
PFC Private 1st Class
Travis passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2008, at the age of 19.
Travis was permanently assigned to Fort Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska.
He was traveling home for Christmas, when he was killed in a car accident after his flight was delayed due to bad weather.
He was born on August 27, 1989 in Fresno.
He attended Centerville School and graduated from Sanger High School in 2007, where he played football all four years. It was in football where he found a bond with his team, and knew then that he wanted to join the Army when he graduated.
Travis was honorably serving in the U.S Army where he did his basic training in Fort Benning, Georgia.
There he participated in Advanced Individual Training and attended Jump School.
After basic training, PFC Foster was transferred to Alaska, to join his unit the 4th of the 25th Airborne, 1st of the 501st combat team.
He was scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan in February.
Travis is survived by his parents James Foster of Squaw Valley and Julie Foster-Skogsberg of Sanger, owner of Reedley Trading Post in Reedley; loving stepfather Doug Skogsberg; grandparents Gale and Donna Smith of Clovis.
Many of his high school friends and family gathered on Monday, December 29th at Sanger High School to celebrate his life.
Wallins Sanger Funeral Home is making the arrangements.
Created by: dot
Record added: Dec 31, 2008
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