Gerald Wayne Foster, Sr. was born on October 23, 1965, in Abingdon, VA. He departed his earthly life on August 4, 2021, in Bristol, VA.
He was preceded in death by his mother. Frances N. Foster; his grandparents, Jim and Mary R. Foster; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Gerald was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Left to cherish his memories are the following: Son — Gerald Wayne Foster, Jr.; Stepdaughter — Donna Keen; Grandchildren — Zaiden Marcus Cruz Foster, Qylen Wayne Aleczander Foster, and Leighalani Evelyn Kaze Foster; Sisters — Cynthia Foster Black, Sherry Foster Lee, Jeanie Foster McDaniel, and Tracy Foster Rozier; Nieces and Nephews — Tamara Foster, Carmaine Foster, CJ Lee, Devon Kitchens, Princeton McDaniel, Derricka McDaniel, Candace Cleveland, and several great-nieces and great-nephews; Aunts — Marie Lampkins, and Trish Foster; Uncles — Glen Foster, Sr., and Don Foster, Sr.; and several cousins.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 8, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., at the Foster Family Cemetery. Those attending who are not familiar with the location of the cemetery may meet at 2:30 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 13429 Indian Run Road, Glade Spring, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 183, Emory, VA 24327.
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com
and signing the online guestbook.
The family of Gerald Wayne Foster, Sr. is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).