Daniel James Foster Sr., 73, passed away peacefully at his Gloucester home on Dec. 1, 2021. Daniel was born in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late John and Beatrice Foster. Daniel is survived by his wife of 51 years, Nancy Lynn Foster; children, Daniel James Foster Jr., Carol Lynn Foster and Edward Carl Foster; grandchildren, Ian, Caylin, Sage, Kale, Madison and Edward; great-grandchild, Noah, and his siblings, John, James, Beatrice and Barbara.
Daniel was a proud Army veteran who served his country from 1966-1968.
Daniel was a member of the Local 401 Ironworkers Union in Philadelphia until he retired in 1996 when he moved to Virginia.
After retiring, Daniel made others his focus; singing in multiple churches, as well as providing support to his friends as needed.
Daniel was a music lover and played his trumpet in a jazz trio, Carnegie Hall South, an avid shooter and hunter, as well as an enthusiast of sailing and motorcycles.
The family will receive friends on Dec. 18, 2021 from 1-2 p.m., with a service immediately following at Andrews Funeral Home, 7192 Main Street, Gloucester, Va. 23061.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Singleton United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 27, Schley Va. 23154.