Lonnie Foster age 72 of Snellville passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2012. A funeral service will be held 11 AM Saturday, May 12, 2012 in the Snellville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, with Rev. Terry Hopkins officiating. Burial will follow at Snellville Historical Cemetery. Lonnie worked for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. before taking over the family business as a 3rd generation Butcher with Municipal Market of Atlanta until the late 80s before going to work for Gwinnett County Sheriffs Department. He was an avid fisherman and was deeply devoted to his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gail A. Foster in 2005. He is survived by Daughters & Sons-in-law: Kathy & Howard Cook, Grayson; Cami & Russ Watson, Dacula; Sister & Brother-in-law: Judy & Mark Waters, Duluth; Sister-in-law: Ginger Gulledge, Snellville; Grandchildren: Anna Brown, Sugar Hill; Emmie & Ellie Watson, Dacula; Great Grandson: Dylan Brown, Sugar Hill. Nieces & Nephews: Andy Waters, Lawrenceville; Callie & Dave Kaiser, Atlanta; Robyn & Jimmy Winkler, Loganville; Andy & Sonya Gulledge, Maysville; Several Great Nieces & Nephews. Flowers accepted or donations may be made to in honor of Dr. Lanny Lesser, Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation for the Strickland Heart Center, 1755 N. Brown Road, Suite 100, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, 678-312-8500, in memory of Lonnie Foster. The family will receive friends 11 AM to 8 PM Friday, May 11, 2012 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 2246 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Georgia 30078. 770-979-5010. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com