Williamsport, MD – Donald Lee “Donnie” Foust, 77, of Williamsport, MD beloved husband, father, brother, and grandfather passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020 surrounded by his loving family at his home.
He was born on August 23, 1943 in Chambersburg, PA to the late Paul E. and Emma Grace (Foust) Bless.
He was a 1961 graduate of North Hagerstown High School in Hagerstown, MD.
Donnie was employed as a Lieutenant at Maryland Department of Corrections in Hagerstown, MD for 30 years. He finished his career at Roxbury Correctional Institute in Hagerstown, MD until his retirement. He most recently owned and operated Foust Construction.
He was a member of the Army National Guard.
He was of the Brethren Faith.
Donnie was a member of AARP; previously a member of Moose Lodge #212 in Hagerstown, MD; lifetime member of Community Rescue Service in Hagerstown, MD where he served as a EMT and a driver.
He was a Red Cross Blood Donor.
Most important in Donnie’s life was his wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and his loving dog “Chloe” his sidekick.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years Linda L. (Miller) Foust; daughter Lisa M. Carbaugh and her husband Craig of Greencastle, PA; son Anthony W. Foust and his wife Tammy of Clear Spring, MD; son Jerry A. Foust and his wife Nadine of Greencastle, PA; sister Cheryl J. Dunford of Wilmington, DE; sister Deborah K. Milos of Centerville, OH; sister Cathy D. Messinger of Aston, PA; brother David M. Bless of Oviedo, FL; 6 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by two infant sons Donald Jr. and Terry Edward; brother Carl R. Bless.
The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 pm. The funeral home will be open after 12:00 (noon) on Tuesday for the convenience of family and friends.
Graveside services will be held at Rest Haven Cemetery Hagerstown, MD on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm with Amy Heltemes officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to: The Children’s Cancer Foundation, Inc. (CCF) 5570 Sterrett Place, Suite 204 Columbia, MD 21044 or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105
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