LINNEUS - Byron "Barney" G. Foster, 75, died February 7th, 2016 at his home. He was born September 16th, 1940 in Presque Isle, the son of Murray & Louise (Coty) Foster.
He was a veteran of the US Army serving during Vietnam. He helped to start the Linneus Fire Department where he was the first Fire Chief.
He is survived by his companion, April Hallett, of Linneus; his sister, Gail Duff of Hodgdon; his brother, Dana Foster of Bridgewater as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by his parents; his first wife, Leonie; a brother, Allan and brother-in-law, Bob Duff.
Friends may call 9-10 am, Wed., Feb. 10th at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water St. in Houlton where funeral services will be held at 10 am with the Reverend David Tuttle officiating. A Spring interment with full military honors will be held in the Linneus Cemetery. Donations may be made to the charity of ones choice. For online condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com