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Erwin Butch Foster Jr.



Visitation with the Family:
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on April 19, 2015
Scales & Sons Chapel, 314 East State Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Visitation with the Family:
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on April 20, 2015
Stones River Primitive Baptist Church, 2315 Joe B Jackson Pkwy, Murfreesboro, TN

Celebration of Life:
12:00 p.m. on April 20, 2015
Stones River Primitive Baptist Church, 2315 Joe B Jackson Pkwy, Murfreesboro, TN

The Service of Committal & Interment:
Following the Service on April 20,2015
Greenwood Main Cemetery, Nashville, TN

Erwin "Butch" Foster Jr. was the only child born to the late Erwin and Beatrice Foster on August 18, 1958 in Nashville, Tennessee. He transitioned from this earthly life suddenly on Monday, April 13 at his home.

He attended the public schools of Metro Davidson County.

Butch professed a hope in Christ at an early age and united with Olivet Missionary Baptist Church. He later moved his membership to Gospel United Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Hal Robinson.

Butch united with Israelite Primitive Baptist Church upon moving to Murfreesboro. He later moved his membership to True Love Church.

Butch had been employed as a Custodian at Vanderbilt, Blackman Middle School, Middle TN State University, Stones River Manor, Siegel Middle School, and at the time of his transition he was employed with the Ford Company of Murfreesboro as a detailer.

Butch united in holy matrimony with Dorothy "Dottie" Norman on August 22, 1981.

He loved music, especially Gospel; Butch was one of the best drummers this side of heaven. He wrote the song, "Peace in Heaven Above." He also enjoyed detailing cars, and being the life of the party by blowing his whistle.

Butch leaves the cherish his memory his dearly devoted wife, Dorothy "Dottie" Foster; devoted goddaughter, Kaiyanna Turner; three devoted sisters-in-law, Annie Wilks, Carolyn Collier, and Willie B. McDonald; two brothers-in-law, James Norman, and Ollie Gray; godparents, Ernest and Lorraine Fearce; devoted nephews, Tim, Keith, and James Jr.; devoted nieces, Raqueal, Latesha, and LaQuita; devoted friends, David Bates, Billy Prince, John Scott, Frank (Theresa) Fletcher, Jamie (Lynn) Murray, Walter Bates, Swanee Trumpteers, the employees of Ford's Detail Shop; many other friends too numerous to count; and a host of other cousins, and relatives.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

PHONE: (615) 893-1313 - 24 hours a day

314 East State Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

P.O. Box 1371
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1371