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Alger Lynn Foster, Jr., better known as Bugs, left us on May 5, 2021, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital with his family by his side.


Bugs was born on October 19, 1959 in Cincinnati, Oh to Alger Lynn Foster Sr. and Patricia Thompson Foster.  Bugs met and married the love of his life, Tammy Smith Foster, on May 2, 1981 in Covington, KY.  During their 40 years of marriage, they relocated to Somerset and was blessed with four kids, eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.


Bugs loved playing musical instruments in his free time.  He was very talented in playing almost any instrument he picked up.  He also enjoyed watching Westerns, playing with his grandkids, and collecting guns and guitars.  Bugs was well known for his pig headed stubborn nature, and loved to aggravate and display his fun sense of humor.  Bugs loved his kids and grandkids dearly, and enjoyed having them in his presence.  He was a dedicated family man.


Bugs was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Patricia Jean Foster Napier; and one brother, Herbert Lee Foster.


He is survived by his wife, Tammy Smith Foster of Somerset; two sons, Kevin (and Tonya) Foster of Hustonville and Matthew (and Laura) Foster of Somerset; two daughters, Ashley (and Dwight) Harris of Somerset and Carrie (and James) Loveless of Science Hill; grandchildren, Makayla, Amber, Kelsey, Jamie, Katlyn, Mason, Shelby and Dwight; one great grandson, Asher; four siblings, Alpha (and Brian) Whitter of Eubank, Sue (and Greg) Ashley of Eubank, Grace (and Wendell) Foster of Eubank and Paul (and Norma) Foster of Somerset; and Bugs had a host of nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.


Visitation will be on Friday, May 7, 2021 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.


His funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Foster officiating. 


Burial will be at Willow Springs Cemetery in Casey County.  Pallbearers will be Kevin Foster, Matthew Foster, Brian Whitter, Josh Whitter, Waylon Ashley, Cody Ashley, Derek Hendrickson and Josh Horton.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Alger Lynn Foster, Jr. Memorial Fund, in c/o:  Lake Cumberland Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1441, Somerset, KY 42502.