Jeffrey L. Foust, of Huntington, passed away on Monday, Aug.22, 2022, at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Jeff was a 1988 graduate of Marion High School. He served as an EMT at Wishard in Indianapolis, a firefighter / EMT at several stations including Wayne Township in Marion County, Center Township in Marion, Southwest Fire Department in Allen County. Jeff had worked at Fort Wayne Airport as a Public Safety Officer. He attended Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and transferred to Fort Wayne Police Department where he was a Patrol Officer, Detective, SWAT, ATF and Bomb Squad. Jeff retired in 2021. He enjoyed classic car restoration, hunting, and fishing. Jeff played the guitar and sang; he loved music. He loved to cook and was a self-proclaimed grill master. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Jeff was born on May 17, 1970, in Marion, the son of James and Victoria (Poor) Foust.
He married Shelly Roby on Sept. 19, 2009 in Fort Wayne. Shelly survives.
Additional survivors include his parents: Jim and Vickie Foust of Huntington; a daughter: Brittany (Chris Brown) Foust of Oklahoma; two sons: Justin Foust of Fort Wayne, Corbin Martin of Indianapolis; five grandchildren: Wesley Houtz, Lillian Houtz, Levi Brown, Emberlynn Brown, and Bry Brown.
Visitation will be held Sunday, Aug. 28, from 2-7 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St. Huntington. Visitation and services will be held Monday, Aug. 29 at 12 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, with one hour visitation prior to the service. Interment will be at the Monument City Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made out to Tunnels to Towers 9/11 First Responder Fund or T2T.org in care of Myers Funeral Home.