James L. “Jim” Foster, Sr., 72, of Blue Grass, Iowa, died Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.
Funeral services celebrating his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 in the All Faith Chapel at Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Buffalo. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.
Jim was born March 4, 1946 in Davenport, the son of George and Grace (Fountain) Foster. He was married to Susan Sours from 1965-1997. He then married Linda Mier on July 3, 2004 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Jim worked for Case New Holland in East Moline, for many years, retiring in 2004. He enjoyed watching sports, shooting pool, and was an avid Los Angeles Dodgers and Iowa Hawkeyes fan.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Linda; children, Veronica (Anthony) Maxey of Austin, Texas, James “Jimbo” (Katrina) Foster, Jr. of Newport News, Virginia, and Lonnie Foster of Muscatine; step-son, Matt Prieto of Moline; grandchildren, Whitney Trotter, Sydney Wright, and Kayla Foster; great-granddaughter, McKinley Trotter; step-granddaughter, Cobee Prieto; and a brother, Rodger Foster of Muscatine.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Marilyn Coffman.