Lester C. “Mike” Foor 87, of Bedford, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, September 11, 2019. He was born on September 7, 1932 in Breezewood, a son of the late Rev. Ellis Coy and Annie Mae (Wilkinson) Foor. He is survived by three daughters: Gena Miller and husband Gary, of Breezewood, Sheri Foor, of Windber, and Lita Foor, of Cody, WY; two grandchildren: Tabitha Fritz and husband Brian, and Preston D. Miller; three great-grandchildren: Jordan Miller and wife Jennifer, Sierra Foreman, and Braedon Fritz; and special friend Annie Davis. He was preceded in death by a brother, Samuel P. “Billy” Foor; and two sisters: Edna E. Foor and E. Leone Foore.
Mike served in the US Army from 1953 to 1955 during the Korean War. He then drove truck for Kramer Brothers Trucking, Bollman Charter Service, and then purchased a school bus fleet. Mike was a school bus contractor for the Chestnut Ridge School District for many years before retirement. In his later years he found great joy and companionship in his dog Prince. The family wishes to extend their thanks to Mike’s ‘special girls’ and ‘outside buddies’ at Pennknoll Village.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., in the Chapel at the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford, with Rev. Terry Majors officiating. Burial at Pavia Cemetery. Friends will be received on Friday, from 9:00 a.m., until the hour of the service. Our online guestbook is available at www.berkebilefuneralhome.com