Foster C. Halford

Foster C. Halford went to be with his Lord on Nov. 24 in Minden. He was born on Feb. 23, 1933 in Ione, Arkansas.

He graduated from Mansfield High School In Mansfield, Arkansas. He was a veteran of the Korean War where he served as a medic.

After his time in the Army, he married and raised a family in California. His vocation during that time was as an optician.

In 2001, he married Betty C. Scheffer and moved to Minden. He was very active in his Sunday School class at First Baptist Minden and served on various committees. He especially enjoyed participating in the Son Risers group.

He is survived by his wife Betty and her children, Krista Magers and Kathryn Dubois, as well as her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his children, Ted Halford (Diane), Joe Halford (Darlene), Susan Koch (Mike), Kathy Bishop (Dennis), Brent Halford (Deb), as well as his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Margaret Todd.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Valerie and siblings, Charles Halford, Bonnie Halford Wilson, Earl Halford, Kenneth Halford, and Betty’s daughter, Kay Stahl.

A memorial service will be held at a future date at First Baptist Minden.

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