Clifford Ray Foster

May 2, 1931November 16, 2018

Clifford Ray Foster, 87, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2018 in Mt. Washington, Kentucky after enduring a long illness.  Clifford was born on May 2, 1931 to Jesse and Josie Foster.  A lifelong resident of the Pleasant Grove Community, he was anchored in his Christian faith.  Clifford loved living his life for the Lord through giving and serving to the Pleasant Grove community and Immanuel Baptist Church.  Clifford loved to travel with his wife Helen to Alabama and Texas to visit his daughters.  He also loved to cook for others, garden, build things, Bluegrass music and enjoying God's natural outdoor creation.  Preceded in death by  his infant daughter, Gwendolyn Raye Foster, Clifford is survived by his wife of 68 years, Helen Lewis Foster, their children, Cliffa Ann Foster, of Belton, TX, Lanna Janzen (Greg), of Scottsboro, Alabama; grandchildren, Lauren Amacker (Aaron) of Birmingham, Alabama, Matthew Janzen (Ashley) of Starkville, MS; as well as many beloved sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, as well as many nieces and nephews.  The Foster family wishes to express a special appreciation to the many friends, family, neighbors, and a special thanks to the caregivers at Green Meadows Nursing Facility and Hosparus Health of Louisville.  A celebration of Clifford's wonderful life will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home in Mt. Washington with burial to follow in Highland Memory Gardens.  Visitation will be Monday, November 19, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.


Heartfelt condolences to Cliffa Ann and family. May God Bless and comfort you all. Sincerely, Mickey & Dee Kerr and all your UMHB EXSS Family
Cliffa, I am so sorry to hear that your father passed away. Praying for you and your family as you remember his life. Debbie Wade
Sincere heartfelt condolences to Helen and family. Clifford was a good friend and a good man. I was blessed to have him as a friend. I pray that God will comfort you as you mourn his passing.
Cliffa, My heartfelt condolences to you and your family for the passing of your father. There will never be another man like him. I know how close you were to your dad and what an influence he had on your life.
On behalf of the entire Paul and Marlene Zipperlen family, we send our love. Remember those special moments you spent with your dad and his love of the Lord, and the days ahead will start with a smile on your face. May the love of your family members embrace you and your sister as you grieve in the loss of your father.
Our family grieves with yours. Know you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, The Sombitos
Cliffa, Lanna and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Your father was a wonderful man and a special kind of person; warm, kind, genuine, caring and selfless. I am honored to have known him. Sincerely, Michele Fass
I have been keeping you in my thoughts. So sorry for your loss. JB