Robert (Bob) Foster was born on June 3, 1946 in Shreveport, LA to the late Ellyner Marian Gilson and Theodore William Foster. Bob was a "local boy" who grew up in Hawthorne, CA. He attended Hawthorne High School and graduated from El Camino with a degree in Electronics. Bob served his country and was decorated Bronze Star Vietnam Veteran. After his military service, Bob used this education throughout his long time employment at Hughes Aircraft from 1972-1990, working his way up to management positions there. Bob was active, loved life and enjoyed fast cars, fast boats and hanging out with friends. He will be greatly missed by his survivors: wife Amy Schloss Foster, son, Derek Evan, Daughter, Rachelle Brackett and son –in-law Eric Brackett; grandchildren, Hannah, Andrew, Zackery and Tyler; father Ted Foster.

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  1. Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. With Love and Sympathy, The Lenhards

  2. Amy, Derek and Family – We are so sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Judy, Brian, Katharine and Dan

  3. Dear Amy, Derek and all of Bob’s family- We love you all and our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. We have awesome memories of California and most of them are centered around times with Amy and Bob! Love ya, Jayne, Larry, and Jennifer Chickola

  4. We are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Bob. We send our condolences to you and your family. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead. Love Kathe, Tom and Jake Dobozy and also Sammi and Nikki Furukawa

  5. I remember how caring Bob was he would always comfort me when I was feeling down or scared. He could always make me laugh to.I used to call him my big teddy bear because he was so comforting. He was a true friend, I will miss him.

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