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JOSEPHUS FOSTER

JOSEPHUS ALLEN FOSTER

Thursday, August 4th, 1938 - Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Obituary

Josephus Allen Foster was born August 4, 1938, Lorado, W.V. to Classie and Henry Williams.

Josephus enlisted in the United State Navy and was stationed on the USS Boxer (CVS 21). Joe accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at Grace Church of the Nazarene, 1977. He obtained his Bachelor of Social Work from the Ohio State University and Master Divinity from Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Josephus pastored Mifflin Church and Ohio Avenue Church of the Nazarene. He was founder and director of The Fountain of Hope, a ministry for inner city youth.

Josephus is preceded in death by parents Classie and Allen Foster, Henry Williams, brothers Jackson Williams, David Foster, sister Elizabeth Foster, and daughter Antoinette Foster. Left to cherish his mark on the world, wife Clara Foster, children Earline Foster, Daniel Foster, Joann Gohedotti, Pamela Foster, Julia Foster, Verrondo & Sheri Foster, Daymond Foster, Dayna Foster, Donna & Kelvin Jackson, and
a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, November 4th, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, November 4th, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Shepherd Church of the Nazarene
    Address
    425 S. Hamilton Ave.
    COLUMBUS, OH 43230
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, November 4th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, November 4th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Shepherd Church of the Nazarene
    Address
    425 S. Hamilton Ave.
    COLUMBUS, OH 43230
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Melvin Miller
  • Interment

    Monday, November 4th, 2019 | 1:30pm
    When
    Monday, November 4th, 2019 1:30pm
    Location
    EVERGREEN BURIAL PARK
    Address
    1401 WOODLAND AVE
    Columbus, Ohio 43219
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Brandy Starks

Posted at 09:17pm
Such a wonderful man as a child you were the only father I knew you paved the way for hundreds of children to have got meals and experience thing outside of the hood we grew up in you are a true hero in my eyes you’ve fed me when I was hungry disciplined me when I acted up and loved me unconditionally I love you and you will forever be a part of me love Brandy
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