John Sherman Foster, age 81, of Gallipolis (Kanauga Community), died December 24, 2012, at Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington. Born April 1, 1931, in Gallipolis, he was the son of the late Fred and Billie Spencer Foster. John was the last of his family, also being preceded by eight brothers and sisters.
John was involved in several businesses through the years, he was the owner and operator of the Foster Sign Company, and the Foster Mobile Home Park, and operated, with a partner, the excursion boat “The Susan A” for several years.
He was a member of Morning Dawn Lodge #7, the Valley of Columbus Scottish Rite, and was a life member of the Point Pleasant River Museum.
Friends may call at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, from 5-7 p.m. Masonic services will be conducted at 7 p.m. by Morning Dawn Lodge #7.
Entombment will follow at a later date at Legacy Memorial Gardens in Cross Lanes, W.Va.
An online guest registry is available at waugh-halley-wood.com.