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FOSTER - Tyrone November 22, 1946 - May 27, 2017, retired manager of two established nightspots, Foster's Lounge and Johnnie's Golden Gloves, entered into rest at the Erie County Medical Center on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Born in Birmingham, AL, he was the son of retired businessman Otis Foster of Buffalo, NY and Beatrice Payne Robinson (deceased). Mr. Foster grew up in Detroit, MI. He graduated with honors from Cass Technical High School in 1964. Mr. Foster attended Ferris State University, then entered the United States Army where he received an honorable discharge in 1970. He was employed with the Chrysler Corporation until retirement. He moved to Buffalo to join the family business. After a number of years he returned to Michigan where he continued to enjoy retirement with his wife Patricia Foster. In addition to his devoted wife Patricia of Lathrup Village, MI, survivors include his father, Otis Foster (Hattie); daughter Tanya Robinson (Collins); son Carlos Foster of Detroit, MI; sister Shirley McCormick of Park Forest, IL; brother Leon Love (Barbara) of Colorado Springs, CO; two grandchildren, CJ and Caija; also left to mourn his passing are his aunts, Dr. Bettye Berry, Katie Rodgers (Louis) of Birmingham, AL, Geraldine Franklin (Lorenzo) and Shirley Foster of Olympia Fields, IL; uncle Eddie Foster) late Jean) of Birmingham, AL; and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at the New Covenant United Church of Christ, 459 Clinton St., Buffalo, NY 14204, on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Family visitation 11:30 AM. Service at noon. Rev. Jacquelyn Ross Brown, M. Div. Sr. Pastor. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, INC.