He was born March 12, 1971 in Caroline County to the Late Earnest A. Foster and Christine Smith Foster. He was preceded in death by his brother Avrion Smith and Uncle Delwin Foster.
On March 27, 1995 he met the love of his Gladys P. Jackson. These two hearts were inseparable, so on June 24, 2006 they were joined in Holy Matrimony.
David greatest joy in life was his family, friends, and seeing a smile on everyone’s face. He loved cooking and taking care of his children. David was a quiet and peaceful man. Whenever you came into his presence you had a friend. He was short in statue but big at heart.. He will be greatly missed.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of 11 years Gladys Foster, Four beautiful daughters, Da Creasha Foster, Brittany Brown, Tashada and Jakyia Foster, Two grandchildren, Tristan Robinson and Semajae Hewlett. Mother, Doris Thompson(David) two sisters Tonya Parker(Jerry) and Octavia Foster of Connecticut, six brothers Gregory Solmon, Dwayne Foster,(Tracy) Andre Harris, George Stevens, Michael Stevens, and Renese Smith all of Richmond, Virginia. Two Uncles, one devoted Alvin Bernard Foster and Jarrod Smith (Sabrina), Grandmother, Virginia Smith (Jeremiah) Father in law, Perry Jones (Margaret) Five Aunts, Brenda Darlene Hackett (Tyrone) Melinda Karen Patterson (Patrick) Barbara Dabney, Julia King and France Smith, Five Sister in Laws, Linda Fahey (John) Karen Rock (Joseph), Telka Smith, one devoted Darlene Jones, One devoted brother in law Steven Jones. Devoted friends Mark Nelson, Aleta Lewis, and Margaret Jones. Devoted cousins, Zynator Hearn (Shawn), Reshima Christian (Donny), Warren Foster, LeeAnte Foster and Lynette Bowman, and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends for an hour of reflection and praise, Friday, September 22, 2017, from 7p.m. to 8p.m., at the F. E. Dabney Funeral Home Chapel. Homegoing service will be held Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 1:00p.m., at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 14476 Scotchtown Rd, Beaverdam, VA 23015. Interment Georgetown Cemetery.