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Ronald Wayne "Ron" Foster

December 23, 1938 ~ June 17, 2022 (age 83)


Ronald Wayne “Ron” Foster, 83, a resident of Valley, Alabama passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022 at his residence.

Ron was born on December 23, 1938 in Birmingham, Alabama to the late C.D. Foster and Evelyn Marie Blankenship Foster.  He was also preceded in death by his daughter Angela Foster, siblings, Harold Foster and Sharon Cochran.

Mr. Foster was a hard working man.  He retired from the West Point Pepperell Company with over 30 years of service. He served as an electrician and plant engineer working in the Shawmut Mill, Langdale Mill, and Dixie Mill in LaGrange, Georgia. 

He was a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Opelika, Alabama. Ron was a good Christian man who was always active within the church.  He taught Sunday school, served as a deacon and treasurer in different churches over the years, and he ran the Bus Ministry serving the community and bringing children into the church.  

 He enjoyed golfing, old war movies, and westerns.  He was an avid University of Alabama football fan and a White Sox fan.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Nancy B. Foster; children, Kenneth W. Foster, Wanda D. Kincaid, Jeffrey S. Foster, Linda D. Kincaid, Jonathan P. Foster, Timothy W. Foster, Rebecca J. Whiteford, Paul D. Foster, Grace J. Gourley; siblings, Charles Foster, Jean Majors, Juanita Martin, Carole White, Pat Baldwin, Deborah Talley; 29 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 2:00P.M. EDT at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home chapel with interment following in Resthaven Cemetery.  The Reverend Thad Endicott officiating.   Ron’s family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Sunday from 3:00P.M. EDT until 5:00P.M. EDT.

Please visit his Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind message for the family, share a memory of Ron, or to light a Remembrance Candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.



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June 19, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854

Funeral Service
June 20, 2022

2:00 PM
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley
3700 20th Avenue
Valley, AL 36854

June 20, 2022

3:00 PM
Resthaven Cemetery
6415 Veterans Memorial Parkway
Lanett, AL 36863

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