Derrick Russell Foster, age 27, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021. Derrick loved to skate board. He was a musician and enjoyed poetry and art. He will be missed by his dogs Nova and Beans and his cat Rohan. Survivors include his father Russell Foster of Buford and mother Staci Symons of MI; brother Daniel Mitchell of Hoschton; sisters Jaclyn Foster of Athens, Samantha Foster of Hoschton, Elisha Walker and Laurie Harm both of Buford. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Blane Spence will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to the funeral home for funeral expenses or to the Jackson County Humane Society, 246 Georgia Belle Dr., Jefferson, GA 30549. Funeral arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.