ROBERT EARL FOUST, 84, of Payne, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at The Gardens of Paulding. Born Nov. 20, 1927, in Payne, he was a son of the late Grace (Purk) and Harry "Bill" Foust. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked at Fruehauf for many years. He was a lifetime member of the NRA, who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was also a member of Saint Jacob's United Church of Christ. On Aug 30, 1947, he married Marjorie Harting. Bob will be sadly missed by his wife, Marjorie; children, David (Evelyn) of New Haven and Caroline (Bob) Young of Delaware, Ohio; brother, Leo Lyon of Albany, Ind.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was also preceded in death by his son, Michael; and siblings, Budd Lyon and Helen Murray. Service is 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at Saint Jacob's United Church of Christ, Payne, with viewing one hour prior. The Rev. James Langham officiating. Bob will be laid to rest at Lehman Cemetery, with military honors. Memorials to the church. Condolences and fond memories may be shared online at

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Nov. 8, 2012