James W. Foster, age 73, of Defiance, passed away Saturday, August 2, 2014 at The Toledo Hospital. He was born the son of the late Victor W. Foster and Emma June (Fyock) Foster on June 13, 1941 in Ai, Ohio.
James was a 1960 graduate of Fulton High School and retired from GM Central Foundry in 2000, where he worked as an Iron Pouring Operator. On July 20, 1974 he married Rose Marie Wells and she survives. He was a member of the UAW Union 211, Defiance Veteran Motor Car Club, International Edsel Club, Defiance Hospital Auxiliary, Silver King Tractor Club and Defiance Christian Church. James enjoyed touring with his antique cars and restoring antique tractors.
Along with his wife of 40 years, Rose; James is survived by his sons, James Ray and Charles Victor Foster; brother, Ray (Linda) Foster; 2 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. James was preceded in death by his parents and 2 infant sons.
Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider contributions to the Defiance Christian Church, 955 Standley Rd, Defiance, OH 43512 or a charity of the donor’s choice in his memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website atwww.barnesfuneralchapel.com.