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George E. (Pete) Foster, 65, of Owensboro, KY

OWENSBORO, KY - George E. (Pete) Foster, 65, of Owensboro, KY passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born in Stanford, KY (Lincoln County) on April 12, 1947, he was an industrial mechanic at Century Aluminum where he worked for 40 years; was former president of the Steel Workers Union, Local 9423; and served on active duty in the Air Force for 3 ½ years and retired from the Army Reserve after 31 years total service. Mr. Foster was a member of VFW Post 696, the Masonic Lodge (Hawesville), the Antique Car Club, Sunset Cruisers, Odd Fellows, and was a KY Colonel. He had also served on the Hawesville City Council and as chairman of the Hawesville Water Board. He enjoyed restoring cars, especially his 1967 Chevelle, woodworking, hunting, fishing, but most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, George E. Foster, Sr.

Surviving is his wife of 43 years, Lynda Hunter Foster; a son, Chris (Melissa) Foster of Scottsville; daughters, Beth ( Kris) Priar and Julie Foster of Owensboro; grandchildren, Rachel and Katherine Foster of Scottsville, Chloe and Anna Priar, and Van Alan Clark of Owensboro; brothers Hillard (Eunice) Foster of Crab Orchard, KY, Lewis Foster of Owensboro, Donald Foster of Lancaster, KY Steve (Linda) Diemer of Rineyville, KY and Tommy (Darlene) Metcalf of Loretta, KY; and a sister, Daris (Duard) Miller of Island, KY; an aunt, uncle, several cousins and nieces and nephews also survive.

Services are 12 noon Monday, April 30, 2012 in the chapel of Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with Brother Jeff Hendricks officiating followed by burial in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday with a Masonic Service at 6 p.m. and after 10 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Western KY or Kosair Children’s Hospital.

Online condolences may be left at www.glennfuneralhome.com.

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