Ritchie A. “Dude” Foster, 53, passed away on December 4, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born May 29, 1961 in Norfolk, he was the son of the late Billy Rae Foster, Sr. and Helen Foster. He graduated from Princess Anne High School in 1979, and was a dedicated employee with Carpet World/Carpet One for over twenty years. He loved Harley-Davidson motorcycles, cooking, Apple products, and spending time with family and friends. He was known for his lightning wit and sense of humor.
He is survived by the love of his life, Rebecca A. Foster; a daughter, Sarah Whitehurst and her husband, Gary, of Norfolk; two grandchildren, Benjamin and Madison Whitehurst; a brother, Billy Rae Foster, Jr. and his wife, Carole, of Oxford, GA; several nieces and nephews; and many loving family members. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Gene Foster.
A celebration of his life will be held in January. Please check back for updated information.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Maria Carmel Charity Fund, c/o Dog and Cat Hospital, 238 W. 21st Street, Norfolk, VA, 23517.
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The family wishes to express its appreciation to the nurses and staff of Medi-Home Hospice for their loving care during his illness.Send FlowersPlant a Tree