A memorial service for Robert 'Chip' Foster, age 66, of Cottondale will be held Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Cottondale at 2:00 pm. Chip died Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family and his beloved dogs. His memorial will be attended by the North Texas Honor Guard, Patriot Guard Riders, Cottondale Volunteer Fire Department, Paradise Volunteer Fire Department, and Dave Thiesing on bagpipes. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Cottondale Volunteer Fire Department, cancer research, or your local humane society.
Chip was born December 3, 1946 in Harlingen, Texas. He was a retired cabinet maker. He served his country in the United States Air Force from 1966 to 1970. He was in Vietnam 1968-1969. He was a member of the Cottondale Volunteer Fire Department for 10 years. He was a member of the Patriot Guard Riders for 10 years, and he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cottondale. He loved Harley Davidson motorcycles, guns, and all of God's creatures. He was always ready to help anyone and anything when in need.
He is survived by his wife Sherron 'Red' Foster; daughter Brooke Hall; son-in-law and best friend Scott Hall; adopted son Mike Bombonati and wife Donna; daughter-in-law Leigh Angela Foster; grandsons Coleman James Foster and Mason Scott Hall; sister-in-law Joyce Cole and husband Marvin Cole; niece Melissa Cole and grandniece Taylan Joyce Cole; nephew Phillip Cole and wife Casey and grandnephew Cannon James Cole, and numerous extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, and son Kirk Foster.