Terry Lee Foster

September 30, 1958 ~ February 23, 2020 (age 61)


Terry Lee Foster, age 61, Erwin, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Unicoi County Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a son of the late Doyle Foster. Terry was a former employee of CE Refractories. He was of the Christian Faith. Terry was a great mechanic and loved working on cars. He enjoyed fishing and watching Gunsmoke. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his baby sister, Nancy Foster and step-father, Walter Helton. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his mother, Vera Foster Helton; wife, Verna Miller Foster; one son, Eric Foster (Ashley); one daughter, Leslie Foster (Paul); step-son, Terry Miller, all of Erwin; two sisters: Sonya Wilson Osgood (Matthew), Knoxville; Joyce Payne (Danny), Chuckey; three grandchildren: Dorian, Andrew and Lucas Foster; two nephews: Richard Wilson and Daniel (Feather) Payne; mother of his children, Sandra Hopson. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM on Thursday, February 27, 2020 in the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Brother Roger Nethers will officiate the 7:00 PM service. A private family committal will be held at a later date. Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Foster family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Foster family. (423) 743-1380.

Visitation Details

Thursday, February 27th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Robert Ledford Funeral Home

Service Information

Thursday, February 27th, 2020 7:00pm, Robert Ledford Funeral Home

Interment Details

Unaka Springs Cemetery

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