Thomas Ray Foster

July 10, 1945 - May 2, 2024
Thomas Ray Foster

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Thomas Ray Foster, age 78, of Pinetown, NC, passed away on May 2, 2024. He was born on July 10, 1945, in Pamlico Beach, NC. Thomas dedicated his working years to the automotive industry, specializing in bodywork and painting cars.

In his leisure time, Thomas enjoyed hunting and fishing immensely. He found solace and joy in riding and tinkering with motorcycles, a passion that brought him great satisfaction throughout his life.

Thomas is survived by his wife, and the apple of his eye Wanda Foster; daughters Jeanette Daniels, Lonna Ette, and Sherry Koonce and husband Keith; sons Thomas Ray Foster Jr., David Grady and wife Donna, and Bobby Herron and wife Susie; 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and countless nieces. He is preceded in death by his mother Sally Jane Ramey and father Caleb Foster.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Wednesday, May 8, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service. A graveside service will take place at Ryder Hill Cemetery in Pamlico Beach on Thursday, May 9 at 2:00pm, officiated by Jay Jones.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Daniels, Andrew Grady, Ein Herron, Edward Farrow, Wayne Fisher, Johnathan Newman, and Robert Richardson.

Thomas will be remembered for his hard work, dedication, and the love he shared with his family and friends. May he rest in peace.

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service is honored to assist the Foster Family.

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Graveside

Thursday, May 9, 2024
2:00 PM

Ryder Hill Cemetery - Directions
Pamlico Beach Community, NC

Visiting Hours

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service - Directions
4500 US 264 E. Washington NC 27889
  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  • May 09, 2024
    Mel Gibbs lit a candle:
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  • May 09, 2024
    Mel Gibbs says:
    A great deer hunter, he will be missed.

  • May 09, 2024
    susie Zamora says:
    You will always be in our ❤️ fly high friend

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    Judy Beacham says:
    My condolences to all of the family.

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  • May 06, 2024
    J.J. Waters says:
    Sorry for the loss of Tommy.he.wil be missed prayers to all the foster family.RIP Tommy