Foster Vincent

Foster Vincent passed away peacefully at Hospice of the Valley, Surprise, Ariz., on Sept. 15.

Foster was born Dec. 23, 1929, in Jefferson to Edward and Thelma Vincent.

After graduation from Jefferson High School, Foster enlisted in the National Guard, where he served six years.

He married Susan J. Underwood in October 1950. They had three children: Andrew, who resides in Sun City, Ariz.; Sara, who resides in Nuevo, Calif.; and Kristine, who resides in Horton, Kan.

He worked for 30 years as sales manager for Sieg Co. in Estherville. After retiring from Sieg Co., Foster and Susan relocated to Mesa, Ariz., and 11 years later they relocated to Payson, Ariz.

After spending some time golfing and fishing, Foster became the customer service manager for U.S. Home Corp. in Phoenix and worked there 15 years before finally retiring for good in 1995.

Foster spent many years volunteering two to three days per week at the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, north of Payson. 

Foster was preceded in death by his wife, Sue; his parents; and one sister, Virginia.

Foster is survived by his sister, Thellis; brother Michael; three children; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three nieces; and a nephew.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at Community Presbyterian Church, 800 E. Main St., Payson, AZ 85541.

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