Kenneth Foster

Obituary of Kenneth W Foster

Kenneth W. Foster, 74, Brush Valley passed away at home January 21, 2021.  Born November 9, 1946 in Indiana the son of late Claude N. and Edna B. (Berkepile) Foster.  Also preceded in death by daughter Cassandra Rae (Foster) Gill, and paternal grandmother Nellie (Little) Foster who he was awfully close.


Survived by wife of 51 years Sharon L. (Horner) Foster; children Cyndi Nelson and husband Buddy, New Born, GA; K. Michael Foster, Baton Rouge, LA; Christopher Foster, Pittsburgh; son-in-law Joseph P. Gill, Avonmore; grandchildren Justin Nelson, Joss Gill, Joseph R. Gill, and Jacob Foster; brothers Perry Foster and wife Mary Ann, York; Edward Foster and wife Sharon, Vinco; Dennis Foster and wife Sandra, Indiana; and several young ladies who were like grandchildren and several other foster children and family members who had resided with Ken and Sharon.


Ken was a professional land surveyor for North American Coal Co, and R&P Coal Co, eventually retiring as a land manager for Consol Energy.  He helped with USA wrestling and was a United Wrestling Booster.  Enjoyed riding bicycles where he was known for his stunts while riding and belonged to a cardio rehab group.  Family was of the upmost importance to Ken.


Friends received 2-4 pm Sunday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh.  Grave site service 11 am Monday at Armagh Cemetery, Pastor Joanie Scarff officiating.  Due to Covid-19 face mask and social distancing will be required and only a limited number of people will be allowed in the funeral home at one time (delays are possible).  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association  Online condolences may be left at