FORT MEADE - Mr. Richard G. "Dick" Foust, Sr. and Mrs. Doris M. Foust who were married March 25, 1950, shared their love and lives together for 65 years, and have both gone to be with their Lord.
Mr. Richard G. “Dick” Foust, 84, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016 and Mrs. Doris M. Foust, 81, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2016 in Lakeland, FL. Mr. Foust was born October 24, 1931 in Windfall, PA, and he and his loving wife moved to Fort Meade, FL from Canton, PA in 1998. He was a truck driver for Swayze Folding Box Co., and both Mr. and Mrs. Foust were of the Church of Christ faith. Mr. Foust was a longtime member of the Masonic Lodge in Canton, PA and bowling, pool, cards, gardening and racing were his hobbies and pass times.
Mrs. Doris M. Foust was born January 24, 1935 in Grover, PA and was a homemaker for many years. Upon moving to Fort Meade, FL in 1998 with her husband, she became a much loved crossing guard for the students at Lewis Anna Woodbury Elementary School and she also enjoyed being an in home nursing aid. Mrs. Foust was also a member of the Canton, PA Eastern Star, Red Hatters and Women’s Club. Line dancing and crocheting were two of her favorite things to do in her spare time.
Mr. and Mrs. Foust were preceded in death by their parents, James D. and Ida Belle Smith Foust and Horace and Florence Williams Carl; son, Richard G. Foust, Jr. and great-grandson, George Shepard. Mr. Foust was also preceded in death by his brother Bill Foust, and Mrs. Foust was also preceded in death by her sisters Eleanor Schmouder and Mabel Whiteman.
Inclusively, Mr. and Mrs. Foust are survived by their sons, Robert Foust, Fort Meade, FL, Randy Foust, Canton, PA; daughters, Connie Shepard and husband Brian, Carlisle, PA, and Jo Ann Hall and husband Larry, Columbia Crossroads, PA; grandchildren, Michael Shepard and wife Merrick, Brian L. Shepard and wife Kathy, Bradley Shepard and wife Denise, Jason Foust and wife Casey, Nathan Hall and wife Karen and Nicole Carey and husband Bill; sixteen great-grandchildren. Mr. Foust is also survived by his sister, Jane McMurray, Canton, PA, and Mrs. Foust is also survived by her sisters, Marcella Buck, Canton, PA and Eloise Caseman, Shunk, PA
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Morse & Kleese Funeral Home, 40 North Center St., Canton, PA 17724. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in Windfall Cemetery, Windfall, PA.
Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, FL 863-285-8171 and Morse & Kleese Funeral Home, Canton, PA (570) 673-3193