Bruce C. "Bud" Foster, 80 - Glenville

Bruce C. "Bud" Foster age 80 of Sycamore Road, Glenville West Virginia, departed this life at 11:15 p.m. July 4, 2012 at his residence following a 10 month illness.

Born January 30, 1932 in Wood County West Virginia, son of the late Richard Foster and Agnus Wright Foster Dixon.

Bud was a heavy equipment operator in the oil and gas field and also coal mine where he was owner and operator of Foster Mining. Bud was one of the founding members of the Little Kanawha Trail Riders Association, where he served as president for several years, which was only fitting for his love of horses and had owned one since the age of 7.

On March 30, 1973 he was united in marriage to Doris Groves Foster who survives at their Glenville home.

Also surviving are two daughters, Carol Foster of Charleston WV and Dianne Hardin of Scottsville KY; 3 sons, Doug Foster of Glenville, Mike Montgomery of Charleston, and Bill Foster of Glenville; 3 granddaughters, Sherri Guy, Jennifer Head, and Melissa Head. He also leaves his loving little dog "Brunna" who is missing him so much. She stayed with him until the final work was done.

Along with his parents, Bud was preceded in death by 1 grandson, William F. "Bill" Foster.

Funeral Services have been entrusted to the Ellyson Mortuary Inc. Glenville, to be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Sunday July 8, 2012, with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Burial will follow in the Stalnaker Cemetery, Glenville.

Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Saturday at the mortuary.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Bruce C. "Bud" Foster with arrangements.