Edwin "Ed" W. Foster

March 6, 1930September 13, 2018

Edwin Wayne Foster, 88, passed away Thursday September 13, 2018 at Norterre Estoria House in Liberty.

A celebration and remembrance of Ed will be Sunday September 16, 2018 at the Pleasant Valley Church Chapel, in Liberty, MO. The visitation will be held at 1:00 PM and the memorial service will be at 1:30 PM.

Ed was born and raised in Richmond, MO; the son of Everett and Emily (McGuire) Foster. After growing up and graduating from high school in Richmond, MO., Ed met the love of his life - Margaret Isenhour of Liberty. They married in November 1949. Ed was a U.S. Army veteran in the reserves for 9 years. He enjoyed his many years in the insurance business. He worked hard hunting, fishing, and playing golf with his business associates and clients. He retired from Great American Insurance Company in 1995, but continued to work for Crop Hail Insurance Company for a few years. Ed and Margaret spent their early retirement years traveling and golfing. Ed loved his family first, he enjoyed family dinner’s together and spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Ed enjoyed playing golf and actually made two holes in one. Ed also enjoyed telling stories about all his many adventures and travels.

Ed or Eddie as he was called by some, will be missed greatly by his family and many friends he has made along his journey in life. We are so glad that he came to love and trust our Lord and Savior Jesus and was able to share his faith with others. The angels are rejoicing to welcome our loved one home.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Jim Foster, E.J. Foster, Gene Foster, and sister Mary Jane (Foster) Merrell.

Ed leaves his wife of 69 years, Margaret L. (Isenhour) Foster; his son, Dr. Steve Foster; his daughter Cindy (Foster) Neff, and daughter Kathy (Foster) Reynolds and husband Jim Reynolds. He also leaves behind 6 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren, 6 nieces, and one nephew. Also surviving is a sister in law Ann Foster of Houston.


  • Everett J. Foster, Father
  • Mary E. McGuire, Mother
  • Jim Foster, Brother
  • E.J. Foster, Brother
  • Gene Foster, Brother
  • Mary Jane Merrell, Sister
  • Ann Foster, Sister-in-law
  • Margaret L. (Isenhour) Foster, Wife
  • Dr. Steve Foster, Son
  • Cindy (Foster) Neff, Daughter
  • Kathy (Foster) Reynolds, Daughter
  • Jim Reynolds, Son-in-law
  • Ed also leaves behind six grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, six nieces, and one nephew.


  • Visitation Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • Visitation Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • Memorial Service Sunday, September 16, 2018

Edwin "Ed" W. Foster

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