Rodney Karl Foster, Sr., gained his Heavenly Wings on Monday, June 6, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl & Fannie Foster; three brothers, Ray, Earl Jr, and Darryl, and one nephew, Antwain Damon Foster.
He was educated in the Public Schools and attended Lincoln High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army in 1974, on a buddy system with best friend, Phillip Jordan. He served two tours in Germany and was honorably discharged in 1977.
Rodney was baptized as a young child at Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church where he served as a Youth Usher.
He was employed by House of Lloyd, Wonder Bread, Kansas City Cold Storage, and Pepsi. His hobbies were singing, listening to music, playing Dominoes, and true comedy at his best, playing basketball, and watching old movies, and Westerns, like his mom.
He leaves to cherish his life and memories with much love to his sons, Rodney Jr., Lamont Sr., Andre', and Brandon, one daughter, Mardy; twenty-two grandchildren; two brothers, Ricky Foster Sr., and Rondald Foster, both of Kansas City; sisters, Debra Foster Payne, Betty "BJ" Hagger, Jackie Kincy, and LaTonya Foster, all of Kansas City; special brother, Phillip Jordan; special childhood friends, Taro Christiano, and Joe Greer; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives, and friends.