Barry Foster 1940 - 2004 Barry Vincent Foster, age 64, of Grayson, KY, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend joined his heavenly father on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia; his children, Liz, Patty, Colleen, Mike, Karen, and Tony; grandchildren Frank Jr, Chris, Amanda, Heather, Jessica, Ciera, Rachel, Jordan, Jimmy Nick, and Ryan; great grandchildren Tre, and Mateo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herb and Catherine, and brothers, Herb, Jack, and James. Barry was born in Port Chester, NY and raised in New Rochelle, NY. He moved to Cincinnati where he graduated from Xavier University. Barry served four years in the Army with a tour of duty in Vietnam, and was a discharged as a captain. After retiring as an engineer with General Motors he moved to Grayson and became active in the community. He was a member and past commander of both the Grayson VFW Post 3705, and the Stuart G. Luginbuhl VFW Post #72 in Mt. Carmel, OH. Barry was a founder and Secretary of the Carter Co. Citizens for Veterans Association and was instrumental in the Carter Co. WWII Veterans trip to the Memorial in Washington, and was in charge of the wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at the St. Johns and Elizabeth Catholic Church in Grayson, Monday December 27 at 1:00 PM. Friends may call at the Church at 12:00 noon on Monday. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be sent to the St. Johns & Elizabeth Church 799 St. Hwy. 1947 Grayson KY 41143 or the Citizens Veterans Association 321 Malone Lane Grayson, KY 41143. In loving memory of “S.O.B.” (Sweet Old Barry).
Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano