Obituary of Stanley Foster
Stan Foster, 80, passed away December 15. 2022. He was born to Alene and Stanley K. Foster, who preceded him in death. Stan is survived by his wife, Cheryl Ritchie-Foster and a blended family with sons, David Foster, Rob Myers, and Devry Cothren, daughters, Genelle Mackey and Angie Stoner, 9 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren, as well as his sister, Joy Tash.
After high school, Stan joined the Navy and served 11 years, including during the Vietnam War. He later graduated with an MBA in 1969 and worked at NASA, later as Professor and Dean of Computer and Math Dept in California. He also owned Su Casa Home Appraisal Services.
Stan left a legacy of service as a Volunteer with the Sheriff Department, Fire Department, and multiple boards while in California. Locally, as the first President of the Verona HOA, and later, Treasurer, and Renaissance Maintenance Association Board. He continued to be active on committees within Verona. He also volunteered with CERT in Sun City Center. Stan often jumped in helping his neighbors. Stan and Cheryl enjoyed full time RV travel which brought them here to Sun City Center 6 years ago. He was an amazing all-around great guy who loved his family, his community, and his country. Stan was admired, loved, and respected and was a man of integrity with a delightful quirky sense of humor that enriched the lives of many and will be greatly missed.
We are planning a Celebration of Life March 18th at 10:30 AM at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, in Sun City Center, Fl. More information to come on viewing the celebration if you are not able to come in person.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the Sun City Emergency Squad in Sun City Center, Fl. They are an all-volunteer squad who provide free services and give so much back to our community. They ask that you identify the name of the deceased and your name and address for the family to be notified of your thoughtfulness. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, 813-634-9900.
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