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Raymond “Bernie” Foster

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.

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.

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