LITHIA, FLA. — FOSTER – Ernest E. Sr., 77, Lithia, Fla., formerly of Bolivar, passed away peacefully March 18, 2013, at his home. Born Oct. 16, 1935, in Bolivar, son of the late James G. and Emma Jeannette (Rolley) Foster. Also preceded in death by brother, James Foster. Survived by wife, Karen Sue (Henderson) Foster; son, Ernest E. Foster Jr., and his daughter, Emily Elyse Foster, Lithia, Fla.; daughters, Charolette Tanner, and her daughters, Monae and Jennifer Tanner, all of Arizona; and Janice Graham, and her six children, all of Arkansas; brother, Samuel Foster, Clyde; and sister, Judy (Foster) Yeager Patz, New Florence; also several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home, 139 Ligonier St., New Florence, and from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Church of Christ, Route 259 and Third Avenue, Bolivar, with Chris Hopper officiating. Military rites will be held at the church. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kan. 66675. Online condolences may be left at www.thestuartfuneralhomes.com.