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Charles Foster

July 16, 1935 — January 29, 2024



Charles Wayne Foster, a proud veteran and a devoted family man, passed away peacefully at his home in Muskogee, Oklahoma, on Monday, January 29, 2024, at the age of 88. He was born on July 16, 1935, in Henryetta, Oklahoma, to his parents, Alfred and Merl (Cathcart) Foster.

Charles served our country with distinction in the Air Force for 20 years, reaching the rank of Technical Sergeant. His expertise as an aircraft mechanic, particularly in pneumatic repairs, plumbing, and hydraulic work on aircraft, showcased his dedication to duty and skill in service.

In the course of his remarkable life, Charles crossed paths with the love of his life, Wanda Starkey. Their journey together led to a beautiful union, and they were married on January 17, 1975, in Las Vegas. Charles and Wanda celebrated an incredible 49 years of marriage, creating a lifetime of cherished memories.

A lover of the outdoors, Charles found joy in activities such as fishing and using his metal detector. His passion for nature and exploration was a testament to his adventurous spirit and appreciation for the simple pleasures in life.

Charles is preceded in death by his father, Alfred Foster, and mother, Merl Foster, sister, Betty Jean Dagget-Foster and daughter, Jennifer Britt. He leaves behind a legacy of love and cherished memories with his beloved family, including his devoted spouse, Wanda Foster; son, John Foster; son, Steve Foster; daughter, Tammy Langston; daughter, Julie Ivey. Additionally, he is survived by numerous other loving grandchildren and great grandchildren, and a host of friends who will miss him dearly.

A Graveside Service to honor and celebrate Charles's life will be held at 2:00 PM on February 1, 2024, at Okfuskee Cemetery, with Pastor Brayden Buss officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Schaudt's Okmulgee Funeral Service & Cremation Care, located at 220 S. Alabama, Okmulgee, OK 74447.

Family and friends are invited to share kind words of comfort, special memories, and condolences to the family online at In honoring Charles's memory, may we find solace in the love and memories he leaves behind.

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