Joseph Wilton “Willie” Forster II
Hephzibah, GA – Joseph Wilton “Willie” Forster II, 69, husband of Elaine Forster, entered into rest at 12:10pm on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, in his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the late Joseph Wilton Forster and Sara Watkins Forster, of Augusta, GA. Willie shared his strong faith in God with everyone he could, supported his Southside Baptist Church in every way possible, enjoyed the outdoors, attending all sporting events of his kids and grandkids, and spending time with his entire family.
Family will begin receiving friends at 1:00 pm and Willie’s Celebration of Life will begin at 2:00 pm this Friday, August 5, 2022, at Southside Baptist Church at 3612 Mike Padgett Highway, Augusta, GA 30906, with Pastor Jerry Price officiating. Graveside service will immediately follow for those that would like to attend.
Mr. Willie was retired from Fort Gordon Fire Department, where he worked as a fireman and fire inspector for 25 years.
In addition to his wife Elaine, he is survived by his children, David Benjamin Forster (Kelly) of Maryville, TN, April Denise Benson (Chris) of Warrenville, SC, Susan Leigh Edwards (Paul) of Hilton Head Island, SC; his grandchildren, Jenna Forster, Ryley Forster, Reese Benson, Shelby Benson, Chance Edwards, Emerson Edwards, Austin Henry (Katelynn), and Tommie Henry; his siblings, Joann Bruntlett (Carl) of Pawpaw, WV, and Barbara Johnson (Jim) of Soddy-Daisy, TN.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Edwards, Brady Edwards, Dan Fells, Pat Fells, Austin Henry, and Tommie Henry.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the Senior Men’s Sunday School of Southside Baptist Church.
Flowers or donations may be made in the name of Willie Forster to Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.