Raymond “Bernie” Foster

Published 8:52 am Monday, December 24, 2018

Raymond “Bernie” Foster, 77, of Hatteras, died Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at his home.

A native of Hatteras Island, he was born March 20, 1941 to the late Rosa Burrus Foster and Hallas C. Foster.

A member of Hatteras United Methodist Church, Bernie was a captain on the trawler Miss Quality, he was a mate with Bobby Scarborough on the Red Fin and a deckhand with Bobby on the trawler Brother’s Pride. He ran Top Dollar fish house, Quality Seafood and Eph’s fish house.

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Bernie is survived by his wife of 50 years, Cecilia Austin Foster; children Cecil Foster, Missy Foster both of Hatteras, Darrell Ann Maxwell (Charles) and Raymond Di Sabatino, both of New Castle, Del.; grandchildren Sophia and Max Foster of Midlothian, Va., Adrian, Samantha and Rachael Maxwell of New Castle, DE and Chris and Austin Di Sabatino of New Castle, Del.; one great-grandchild; brother-in-law Ray Scarborough of Buxton; sister-in-law Penny Veal of Frisco and many nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings Opal Scarborough and Desmond Foster and sister-in-law Janet Foster.

Plans for a memorial service are pending at this time.

Twiford Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.TwifordFH.com.