Peacefully surrounded by his family at Bluewater Health on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Richard “Dick” Russell Foubister of Sarnia in his 81st year.  Beloved husband and best friend of Gloria “Midge” Foubister, nee Barnard. Loving father of Candy Churly (Bob), Dave (Wendy Warner), Rich (Cindy), and Doug (Bev) all of Sarnia.  Dear Papa of Amber (Mike), Dustin, Brad, Derek, Carlie, Darren and Rebecca.  Great Papa of Vanessa, Brody and Audrey.  Predeceased by brother and sisters Dave (1994), Bill (2001) and Meredith (2006).  Loving brother of Jim Sr., Mary Forbes and Nancy Cooper.  Lovingly remembered by Brenda Foubister. Predeceased by parents Florence and Edward Foubister.  Special friend of Kit Hillis and family of Dublin, Georgia.  Dick was an employee of the CNR for 7 years and retired from Ethyl Corporation after 38 years.  Avid camper of Harbourside Trailer Park in Port Franks for 20 years.  Special Sunshine Foundation volunteer for the Sarnia Chapter, avid golfer, hunter and bass player for “The Accidentals”.  Sarnia Sting supporter for 20 years with son Dave.  A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, January 26, 2015, at Central United Church, 220 George St., Sarnia, at 11:00 a.m., with family and friends being received one hour prior to the service.  Donations may be made to The Sunshine Foundation of Canada (300 Wellington St., Suite 100, London, ON  N6B 2L5, http://www.sunshine.ca/ ), or to the charity of your choice online or by cheque at the funeral home.  Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.

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