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Cleo D. “Curley Foster

1925 - 2020

Cleo D. “Curly” Foster, age 95, of Perry, Oklahoma passed away March 27, 2020 at his home in Perry, Oklahoma with his family by his side. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Curly was born on February 4, 1925 in Kendrick, Oklahoma to Robert Clarence and Nonie (Blakely) Foster. He grew up in Kendrick, OK where he married and worked his way through various jobs in the oil field industry. He ended his 65-year career in the oil field as a consultant for a local oil company. Curly served his country in the US Navy during WWII as a seaman in the West Pacific off the shore of Iwo Jima. Survivors include his wife Bonnita of the home; sons: Jerry and wife Sandra Foster of Bella Vista, AR, Larry and wife Susan Foster of Lawson, MO, step-son Ted and wife Tammy Bolay of Perry, step-daughter Teresa and husband Bobby Upchurch of Monett, MO; eleven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Preceding in death were his parents; son, Gene Foster; 5 sisters and 3 brothers. Memorial contributions may be made to Quilts of Valor Foundation or Companion Healthcare Hospice in care of Trout Funeral Home of Perry, 1408 N. 7th St., Perry, Oklahoma 73077. We invite you to leave a message of condolence, expression of sympathy or perhaps share a memory of Curly at


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