Carol (Ruby) Foster, age 82 of Sidney, passed away peacefully June 26, 2020 at her residence. She was born June 20, 1938 in Hazard, KY, the daughter of the late Bernice and Beatrice (Keith) Pelfrey. On April 13, 1956 she married William H. Foster who preceded her in death on June 24, 1981. She then married Robert Rickert who also preceded her in death.
Left to cherish her memory include daughters Charlene Sue (Darrell) Nichols of Sidney, Kimberly Foster of Piqua, Teresa (Jonah) Miller of Sidney; son William “Bill” (Carole) Foster of Anna; brothers Harold Dean (Pauline) Pelfrey of Vancleve, KY, Bernice “BJ” Pelfrey Jr. of Vancleve, KY, Roger (Faith Ann) Pelfrey of DeFuniak Springs, FL, James Kenneth Pelfrey of Ridge Manor, FL, Lynn (Gladys) Pelfrey of Jackson, KY, Mike (Yuson) Pelfrey of Fayetteville, NC; sisters Charlotte Stevens of Ridge Manor, FL, Karen (Wilson) Johnson of Campton, KY, Lona Friend of Campton, KY; 7 grandchildren Andrea Stine, Darrell Nichols Jr., Darren Nichols, Carmen Bockrath, Melissa Skipper, William Bockrath, William “Alex” Foster III; and 12 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by sisters Shelby Burchett and Judy Holthaus, brother Lloyd Dale Pelfrey; and in-laws Robert Stevens, William Friend, Gerald Holthaus, Marie Pelfrey and Jo Pelfrey.
Carol was employed as a nursing assistant and restaurant worker. Of all the careers she had, her favorite was being a housewife and caring for her family. She was of the Christian faith, and a former member of the Eagles in Minster and Sidney. She enjoyed gambling, fishing, reading, and dancing. She loved her pets, and spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed.
Family will be receiving friends Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, with services at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Randy Locker officiating. Interment will follow at Shelby Memory Gardens. Donations may be made to Ohio Hospice or any animal welfare service of your choice. Arrangements for the Foster family are in the care of Adams Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed online at theadamsfuneralhome.com.
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