Obituaries » Bert Ray Foster
April 30, 1931 - July 24, 2019
Bert Ray Foster, 88, of Gladys passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at home. He was the husband of Juanita Williams Foster.
Mr. Foster was born in Campbell County, April 30, 1931 a son of the late Courtney R. Foster and Erna Holland Foster. He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he served as a trustee, deacon, choir member and Sunday school director. He was retired from the Barker-Jennings Company with 50 years of service.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Kathy Foster Cox (Worth); three grandchildren, Kelly C. Breedlove (Tom), Kyle L. Cox (Jess) all of Gladys, and Kimberly C. Wolfe (Casey) of Gretna; five great-grandchildren, Clark and Chloe Breedlove, Lacey and Grace Cox, Hope Wolfe; three sisters, Genelle Bass of Concord, Jean Brasuell of Gladys, and Lois Pool of Brookneal. He was preceded in death by five brothers; and four sisters.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, July 26, 2019 at Ebenezer Baptist Church by the Rev. Johnny Roberts and the Rev. Jamie Adams with interment to follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall and at the residence other times.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ebenezer Baptist Church, 267 Ebenezer Rd., Gladys, VA 24554.