Foster E. Awman, 96, of Frankfort, IN, died April 18, 2020 at Wesley Manor. He was born September 26, 1923 in Preston County, West Virginia to Bruce F. & Lillie G. (Jenkins) Awman. His marriage was to Frances Pauline Cramer on December 25, 1943 in Oakland, MD and she survives.
Foster attended Cuzzart West Virginia Schools. He had lived in Albright, WV for 42 years and moved to Frankfort on October 25, 1965. Prior to moving to Indiana, Foster was a farmer and a heavy equipment operator for a coal mining company, he then worked for Dick Rogers and Sun Communication in construction for 35 years, retiring on June 1, 2000. He was of the Christian faith, a member of the First Wesleyan Church in Frankfort and for many years was on the Church Board and a Church Trustee. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. An avid gardener, who loved to share his vegetables, he was an honest man, was known as a gentle soul, fun loving, hardworking, and had a good sense of humor. He never met a stranger.
Visitation and Services
Family services will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort, IN, with burial to follow in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Frankfort, IN. Services will be conducted by Victor Wilson, son-in-law of Foster. Memorials in memory of Foster may be given to the Indiana Parkinson Foundation, 14350 Mundy Dr. Suite 800 #181, Noblesville, IN 46060.
Wife: Frances P. Awman of Frankfort, IN, 5 Daughters: Bonnie R. Marshall of Lexington, KY, Dottie S. (Drew) Ivers of Danville, IN, Sharon L. (Victor) Wilson of Coopersville, MI, Donna A. (Don) Gilberg of Purcellville, VA, Sonya D. (Bill) Miller of Frankfort, IN, 9 Grandchildren, Jason & Jennifer, Andrew, Audelee & Ash, Roman & Ryndee and Jenna & Doria and 19 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, and 3 sisters, Elva Deal, Genieve Shaffer and Rosalee Welch.