Stanley Franklin Foreman

Stanley Franklin Foreman

Sept. 5, 1942~Dec. 25, 2015

Stanley Franklin Foreman finished his work on earth on Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, surrounded by his family and faith.

Stan was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Portales, New Mexico.

He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1960 to make a better life for himself and his bride, Patsy Ruth Reese, whom he married on May 18, 1961.

Stan and Pat began their life traveling to foreign lands wherever Stan served.

In 1975, the family moved to Amarillo, where Stan retired from the Air Force after 20 years of service.

He then went to work for the Texas Workforce Commission helping people better themselves through education and meaningful employment.

He and Pat retired together in Burnet, Texas, in 2007, to be closer to their children and grandchildren.

Wherever the Foremans were, they built lifelong friendships because Stan helped everyone and had never met a stranger.

They especially treasured the times country and western dancing and square dancing with friends.

He had two daughters, who were the delight of his life, that he raised to be world changers, just as he was.

He was an active member of First United Methodist Church in Burnet.

He loved fishing and the outdoors, especially his garden.

Stan is survived by: the love of his life for 53 years, Pat Foreman; his daughters, Sonja Eddleman and her husband, Kyde, of Portland, Texas, and Kercida McClain and her husband, Jim, of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren: Kelby, Kelsey and David Sellars, and Kaleb Eddleman and Bill and Emmy, Cassidy and Nick Alessandra and Lancy McClain, and, great-grands, Parker, Lila, Charlie and Ruthie McClain, Ayden and Andrew Sellars and Skylar and Holland Alessandra.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at 11 a.m. in Carbon, Texas, at the Carbon Community Center followed by internment at the Murray Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bluebonnet school of First United Methodist Church in Burnet or to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of Limbaugh Funeral Home, 500 Wildcat Drive, in Portland.

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