Paul Edward Foust, age 72 of LaFollette, formerly of Medford community in Rocky Top went home to be with the Lord, with his loved ones by his bedside Saturday, April 6, 2019. He was a member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Caryville and attends Bear Wallow Baptist Church in Caryville.  Paul was a loving husband of 51 years, father, grandfather, great grandfather that enjoyed spending time with his family.  He also enjoyed working outdoors in his garden, running bulldozers, and backhoes, playing in dirt.

He is preceded in death by parents Roy Lee Foust Sr. and Lucille (Martin) Foust, sister Mary Lou Collins.

Paul is survived by wife Carolyn (Wilson) Foust of LaFollette, son Rev. Jerry Foust & wife Debra of Caryville, daughter Rebecca (Foust) Bowling & husband Ray of Jacksboro, brothers Roy Lee “RL” Foust Jr. of Rocky Top, Gene Foust & wife Sue of Rocky Top, David Foust & wife Michelle of North Carolina. Grandchildren Timothy Bowling & wife Tia of Jacksboro, Faith (Bowling) Stevens & husband Eric of Farragut, Joshua Bowling of Jacksboro, Jacob Foust & wife MaKala Caryville, Maria and Brittany Foust of Caryville.  Great grandchildren Bentli Beaty, Emilia Stevens, and Grayson Foust.  Special niece Sherry Underwood.  Several other nieces, nephews, friends, and relatives.

Visitation will be 5-7 PM Thursday, April 11, 2019 in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home followed by funeral service at 7 PM with Rev. Jerry Foust and Rev. Charlie Golden officiating. Friends and family will meet 12:30 PM Friday, April 12, 2019 at Martin Wilson Funeral Home to go in procession to Campbell Memorial Gardens for 1 PM interment.

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The family has entrusted the care of Paul Edward Foust to Martin Funeral Home “Where families matter most”