Commonwealth Journal


January 20, 2010

Delmer Foster


Delmer Dewey (Sam) Foster, 61, of Somerset, son of the late Dewey and Dorothy Ard Foster was born in Faubush, Ky. on September 24, 1948 and departed this life on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at his residence in the presence of his family.

Delmer is survived by his wife Gladys Goff Foster; one daughter, Anita (and Ron) Galloway of Somerset; and two granddaughters, Melia and Tiony Galloway of Somerset. Delmer is also survived by three sisters, Alfreda (and Dale) Stringer, Chestena (and Virgil) Childers, and Jewel Calhoun, all of Somerset; five brothers, Elvin (and Katie) Foster, Delvin (and Lois) Foster, Jimmy Foster, Benny (and Mary Lou) Foster, and Roger Foster, all of Somerset; three brother-in-laws, Curt Calhoun, Junior (and Brenda) Gossett, Danny (and Linda) Goff, three sister-in-laws; Donna Foster, Joyce (and Donnie) Vaught, and Shirley Goff, all of Somerset.

Other than his parents, Delmer was preceded in death by one sister, Catherine Eloise Foster; one brother, William Jerry Foster; and his mother- and father-in-law, George and Martha Goff.

Delmer was of the Baptist faith and an employee of the Foster Rebuilders. He was a member of the Backwoods Sportsman Club and the Pisgah School Jammers.

Funeral services for Mr. Delmer Foster will be held in the chapel of Pulaski Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 20 at 2 p.m. with Bro. Ben Mitchell officiating.

Burial will be held in the Smith-Grove Cemetery in Nancy.

The family of Mr. Foster will receive friends on after 5 p.m. today at the Pulaski Funeral Home.

In Lieu of flowers family request contributions be made to the Delmer Foster Memorial Fund.

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