Doyle Foster, 34, of Oneida passed away in Vietnam, Thursday, March 25, 1971. He was the son of clay Foster and Cordelia Wilson Foster, a member of Foster Cross Roads Baptist church and a member of Masonic Lodge No. 695 F & A.M., Shriner and 32 Degree Mason, Scottish Rite, Allee Shrine Temple, Savannah, Ga.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Patsy Byrd Foster, Two sons, Doyle Wade Foster, Paul Allen Foster and one daughter, Teresa Lynn Foster, all of Oneida Tennessee, Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clay Foster of Oneida, five sisters, Miss Bonnie Foster of Oneida, Mrs. Gertie Reagon, Oneida, Mrs. Dorothy Robinson and Mrs. Gloria Faye Malone both of Cincinnati, Ohio and Mrs. Arnie Tubles of Loveland, Ohio.

Funeral services were conducted from the Pentecost Baptist Church at 1 p.m. Saturday April 3, with the Rev. A. V. Stanley officiating. Burial followed in the Carson Memorial Park. The Masons served as pallbearers and were in charge of the Masonic service. West Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Source: Scott County News & a special thank you to Jane Lane for providing this Obituary .

Military Data
MOS 67Z50 Aircraft Maintenance Senior Sergeant
Length Service **
Unit 174th Aviation Company, 14th Aviation Battalion, 16th Aviation Group, Americal Division, USARV

Casualty Data
Start Tour 1 March 1971
Incident Date 25 March 1971
Casualty Date 25 March 1971
Age at Loss 34
Location , South Vietnam
Remains Body recovered
Casualty Type Non-hostile, died of other causes
Casualty Reason Ground casualty
Casualty Detail Other Causes

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Fred Choate
Home town friend
Conyers Ga. 30094
Doyle, your were older than Sgt Coffey and myself but we all had the same desire, to serve our country. You and Bill were close together in Quang Tri and were hit within two weeks of each other. Miss you both. May your soul rest in peace. Thank you my friend.
Feb 3, 2007

Carson Memorial Cemetery, Oneida, Scott County, Tennessee

Photo courtesy: Tom Reece

  • Rank: Sergeant First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 15 September 1936
  • Date of death: 25 March 1971
  • County: Scott
  • Hometown: Oneida
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 16th Aviation Group
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Carson Memorial Cemetery, Oneida, Scott County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Top Panel
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