Richard Foster

EAST PALESTINE — Richard “Dick” J. Foster, 82, passed away Nov. 8, 2016 at the Covington Community Campus in East Palestine.

Born Nov. 12, 1933 in Negley, he was a son of the late James R. and Mabel Faulk Foster.

He attended East Palestine Schools and worked as an Operating Engineer for local 66.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine “Gerry” Griffith Foster; one daughter, Linda Lammert of East Palestine; one granddaughter; five brothers, Chuck Foster, Harry Foster, Butch Foster, Tex Foster, and Jim Foster; two sisters, Mary Jane Bock, and Hannah Paine.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Patty Foster.

Funeral services will be private, followed by a private burial in Salem Reformed Cemetery in Unity TWP., under the direction of Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home in East Palestine.