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Howard Lee Foster

January 24, 1954 — January 20, 2023

Forney, TX

Howard Lee Foster

Howard Lee Foster, age 68, was called home just a few short days before his birthday on January 20, 2023. Howard was born on January 24, 1954 in Los Angeles, California to parents Albert Cleveland Foster and Odessa Shelton Foster. 

Known as being playful and mischievous, Howard enjoyed telling jokes and making people laugh. He worked hard for many years to provide for his family. He was a mechanic by trade and was good at what he did until his retirement. He loved watching old westerns and WWE wrestling on the tv while relaxing in his recliner. His grandkids brought him so much joy, he loved being silly with them and making them laugh. Howard was always smiling and good at making others smile. He was quite the jokester and never met a stranger. He was a frugal man who enjoyed finding treasures at sales and scrap yarding in his pastime.  

Howard is preceded in death by his grandparents John Monroe Foster and Ethel Maughn Foster; parents Albert Cleveland Foster and Odessa Shelton Foster; brothers Albert, Johnny, Roy, Glenn, Elton, and (baby boy) Foster; Sister Lorraine, and the kids mother Flor Marina Penate. 

Those left with cherished memories are his loving wife Maria Teresa Ayala Foster; children: Tino Foster and wife Beverly of Hooks, TX, William Penate of Forney, TX, Noe Penate of Melissa, TX, Jose Penate and wife Misty of Mesquite, TX, Randy Foster of Royse City, TX, Tommy Foster and wife Amber of Wills Point, TX, Kimberly Foster Delapena and husband Shane of Forney, TX and Aileen Foster of Terrell, TX; sister: Judy Devine Foster of Enfield, CT, and May Foster Newquest of Pocola, OK; brothers: Jack Foster and wife Debbie of Bismarck, AR, and Lloyd Foster of East Tawakoni, TX; 17 grandchildren: Anthony, Matthew, Kallie, Matthew, Marina, Joshua, Haley, Brendan, Greyson, Colton, Payton, Ryan, Natalie, Emma, Aliana, Elian and Camilla along with a host of other extended family and friends who will miss him dearly.

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Today's Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, January 28, 2023

12:45 - 1:45pm (Central time)

Hillcrest Cemetery

Forney, TX 75126

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 28, 2023

11:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Anderson Clayton Funeral Home

301 W Nash St,, Terrell, TX 75160

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Visitation

Friday, January 27, 2023

6:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Anderson Clayton Funeral Home

301 W Nash St,, Terrell, TX 75160

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