Foster, Ralph Martin, 63, Mt. Juliet, died Thursday, June 14.
Foster was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during Vietnam and an employee of DuPont for over 10 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Grills and Ruby Pearl Bates Foster.
He is survived by: daughter Carrie Tripp; brother Ronnie Foster; grandson Evan (due in September 2012); nieces and nephew Rhonda, Lisa, April and Ronnie, Jr.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 18 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Interment with military honors will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens.
Visitation was Sunday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.