Foster, Barry Nelson Passed away suddenly at Centenary Hospital on Wednesday November 25, 2015 at the age of 74. FAMILY : Joanna’s late father is Van Der Valk star, Barry Foster, ‘He’s always been very supportive’. ABIGAIL: AND HIS FAMILY NOW CHOOSING TO FOCUS ON HOW COACH FOSTER LIVED, NOT HOW HE DIED. “His entire life was dedicated to teaching and coaching and mentoring,” Lesa said. “He was gruff on the outside, but he had the biggest heart.”. “He was gruff on the outside, but he had the biggest heart.”And that is evident on a Facebook page, where memories are pouring in from friends and former athletes.“The majority of his coaching years, he was an assistant,” Lesa said. ABIGAIL: AND LISA WANTS PEOPLE TO KNOW EACH NUMBER REPRESENTS A PERSON. Once he made it to Oklahoma City, Lesa said COVID-19 began attacking Barry’s organs. Foster was a talented amateur pianist, with a penchant for jazz music. Tune in at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. for the interview. “A bed became available literally moments before they signed off on a flight plan with Albuquerque to come and pick him up,” she said. They were his kids, treated them as their own children,” Oklahoma City Public Schools Athletics Director Todd Dilbeck said. Residents reportedly are getting calls with an offer for in-home testing. Foster has been Married to Teray M. Foster since 1992 they have 3 children, Janea Foster, Barry Foster Jr and Tamara M. Foster. Lesa told KOCO that, more than anything, she’ll miss their family time – those Sunday night meals with their big family where all the grandchildren loved to pile on Papa’s lap. “His empty chair, you know, where he sat and where he spent so much time just loving on them,” she said. “A lot of the players said when our head coach yelled at us, it was coach Foster that came behind patting us on the back, encouraging us.”. She said you don’t realize how important that is until your loved one needs it and needs it fast. The two took another test that came back positive. She loves people, loves other dogs and even gets along with the cats! >> A FATHERND A GRANDFATHER AND A FOOTBALL COACH. THAT WAS HIS DESIRE TO TAKE CARE OF US. COACH BARRY FOSTER PASSED AWAY SATURDAY, A FEW MONTHS SHY OF HIS 60TH BIRTHDAY. I fell in love with the place, and shortly afterward I discovered "Van der Valk" with Barry Foster, and I found I could continue running around Amsterdam by watching the show. YOU DON'T FULLY UNDERSTAND HOW A VIRUS CAN OVERTAKE A HEALTHY PERSON AND GO FROM HEALTH TO DEATH IN TWO WEEKS. “A lot of the players said when our head coach yelled at us, it was coach Foster that came behind patting us on the back, encouraging us.”. HE WAS DIFFERENT. Barry was a coach for decades in many sports and different locations, but mostly football in Rush Springs, Oklahoma. A husband, father, papa and beloved coach.Those are just some of the ways you can describe hall of fame coach Barry Foster, who died Saturday because of COVID-19. “Really felt like the power of prayer was the greatest thing that he could do for anyone,” Lesa said. He was admitted to the hospital immediately.“Something was wrong. >> SOMETHING WAS WRONG. ABIGAIL: IF YOU HAVE RECOVERED FROM COVID-19, LISA WANTED ME TO ASK YOU TO PLEASE DONATE YOUR PLASMA. ABIGAIL: AS THE FAMILY STARTED MAKING PLANS TO GO TO NEW MEXICO -- >> A BED BECAME AVAILABLE LITERALLY MOMENTS BEFORE THEY SIGNED OFF FOR ALBUQUERQUE TO COME AND PICK HIM UP. Lesa said if you haven’t had the virus, donate blood. Born in Beeston, Nottinghamshire, England, UK, on December 8, 1968, Barry Foster is best known for being a football player. In 2018, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Coaches Hall of Fame for his work on and off the field.“He took it from the football field further. He was different,” Lesa said.After a few nights at the Grady County Hospital, Barry continued to get worse.“They called code blue on him,” Lesa said. While staying with Clive and his shallow wife, Anne, Maurice finally discovers romance in the arms of Alec, the gamekeeper. HE WASN'T JUST A PATIENT, BUT HE WAS COACH FOSTER. Barry died on Jan. 16. Perhaps more important, though, is that she has about 20 years of experience filing taxes as the wife of a clergyman. The husband of missing Colorado mother Suzanne Morphew stayed in a Denver hotel prior to her disappearance and left his room smelling of chlorine, … “He took it from the football field further. That show was excellent, and felt I got to know Piet, his wife Arlette, Samson, his partners and finally his son Wim. “Physicians and nurses and the code team came from every corner of the hospital. Lesa Foster, his wife of 35 years, said it all started New Year’s Eve. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. She got emotional when talking about the gift of plasma her husband received, saying it gave him time and gave the family hope.Lesa said if you haven’t had the virus, donate blood. The two took another test that came back positive. Dr. Barry L. Foster DVM was raised in Elkhart, IN, graduating from Elkhart Memorial High School. Highlands County Sheriff’s officials are warning residents about a Coronavirus scam. According to FamousDetails, he was born in the Year of the Monkey.Running back who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1990 to 1994, and made the Pro Bowl in 1992 and 1993. After a few nights at the Grady County Hospital in Chickasha, Oklahoma, Barry continued to get worse. Barry met the love of his life, Lesa Jennings, and they married on October 19, 1985 in Rush Springs, and recently celebrated 35 wonderful years of marriage. >> HIS KIDNEYS, HIS LIVER, FLUID ON THE LUNGS. He was different,” Lesa said. Lesa told sister staton KOCO that they were going to have to transfer him to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Once he made it to Oklahoma City, Lesa said COVID-19 began attacking Barry’s organs. His wife, Judith Shergold, was a singer and actress. “We laugh at how he tracked everybody, going from point A to point B,” Lesa said. HE WAS GRUFF ON THE OUTSIDE, BUT HE HAD THE BIGGEST HEART. Here is Barry Foster’s obituary. >> WHAT WAS SO UNIQUE ABOUT HIM WAS HIS LOVE FOR EVERYBODY THAT HE CAME IN CONTACT WITH. A husband, father, papa and beloved coach. They were his kids, treated them as their own children,” Oklahoma City Public Schools Athletics Director Todd Dilbeck said.Dilbeck was one of Barry’s closest friends.“What’s so unique about him was his love for everybody he came in contact with,” Dilbeck said.And that includes most of all Barry’s love for his wife, children and grandchildren.“We laugh at how he tracked everybody, going from point A to point B,” Lesa said. >> HIS ENTIRE LIFE WAS DEDICATED TO TEACHING AND COACHING AND MENTORING. That higher level of care was in the Oklahoma City metro. Cite this record . She wants people to know that each number represents a person. Foster last acted in "Rancid Aluminum" (2000). Hearst Television participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on purchases made through our links to retailer sites. >> I FELT LIKE THE POWER OF PRAYER WAS THE GREATEST THING THAT HE COULD DO FOR ANYONE. Foster was married to Judith Shergold. He also has a son named Shayne Foster by Cynthia Bailey of Dallas. “But that was his desire to take care of us.”. The problem was that hospitals were already maxed out with patients.Lesa told KOCO 5 that they were going to have to transfer him to Albuquerque, New Mexico.“A bed became available literally moments before they signed off on a flight plan with Albuquerque to come and pick him up,” she said. Dr. Foster and his wife Julie have two daughters. He was put on the ventilator at that point. He was admitted to the hospital immediately. And that includes most of all Barry’s love for his wife, children and grandchildren. Written from personal pain, it's E.M. Forster's story of coming to terms with sexuality in the Edwardian age. ©2021, Hearst Television Inc. on behalf of KOCO-TV. At first, they tried to ride it out at home.Lesa got better, but Barry was declining. Lesa got better, but Barry was declining. >> WE WOULD HAVE BEEN CELEBRATING HIS 60TH BIRTHDAY IN MAY. >> HE TOOK IT FROM THE FOOTBALL FIELD FOR THEY WERE HIS KIDS. When Barry Foster realises that Babs has grabbed hold of his tie pin, the Ron Goodwin score has the best of 1970s British thriller music about it and is the best in the post-Bernard Herrmann era. She said you don’t realize how important that is until your loved one needs it and needs it fast. “He wasn’t just the patient in 3A, but he was coach Foster.”. Those are just some of the ways you can describe Barry Foster, who died Saturday because of COVID-19. Barry is survived by his wife of 42 years, June Foster; his son Pastor Scott Foster and wife Cynthie of Holliston and their three sons, A husband, father, papa and beloved coach.Those are just some of the ways you can describe hall of fame coach Barry Foster, who died Saturday because of COVID-19. At first, they tried to ride it out at home. He was born in Beeston, near Nottingham, but was brought up in Hayes in Middlesex, where his father (a toolmaker) had moved to find work during the depression. THE RAPID TEST BOTH CAME BACK NEGATIVE, THEY HAD SYMPTOMS AND HAD BEEN EXPOSED. Lesa told KOCO 5 that, more than anything, she’ll miss their family time – those Sunday night meals with their big family where all the grandchildren loved to pile on papa’s lap. Barry Foster. They got married in December 1988 and Barry dropped out of the University to put Stephanie through school. That’s when they decided he needed higher-level care.”. He attended Purdue University, graduating as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The English football player has been alive for 18,971 days or 455,322 … Barry Foster: Aug 21 1927: Spotted an error? A LOT OF THE PLAYERS SAID WHEN OUR HEAD COACH YELLED AT US, IT WAS COACH FOSTER THAT CAME BEHIND PATTING US ON THE BACK ENCOURAGING US. Lesa Foster, his wife … Van der Valk: Barry Foster. He met his wife Stephanie Foster (Roswell High Grad. She rushed him to the emergency room, where they learned he had pneumonia. Lesa also wanted to say if you have recovered from COVID-19, please donate your plasma. Lesa Foster, his wife of 35 years and the executive director of the American Cancer Society, said it all started New Year’s Eve. After two years training, Barry went on tour with Andrew McMaster and fellow actors Patrick Magee and Kenneth Haigh through the Republic of Ireland. “Something was wrong. That higher level of care was in the Oklahoma City metro. “A father and a grandfather and a football coach,” Lesa said. >> THE MAJORITY OF HIS COACHING YEARS, HE WAS AN ASSISTANT. FOSTER, Barry W. 66, of Holliston, MA, died July 6, 2010. Barry Foster, Actor: Frenzy. And his family chooses to focus on how Barry lived, not how he died. Actor. And that is evident on a Facebook page, where memories are pouring in from friends and former athletes. In 1991 Dr. Foster started working as an associate Veterinarian, becoming co-owner in … She rushed him to the emergency room, where they learned he had pneumonia. 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After a few nights at the Grady County Hospital, Barry continued to get worse. Lesa said if you haven’t had the virus, donate blood. EVAN: A HUSBAND, FATHER, A PAPA AND A BELOVED LOCAL COACH DIES OF COVID-19. “The majority of his coaching years, he was an assistant,” Lesa said. He was 59 years old. ... Keur: Ellis Dale. In honor of her memory, he recently presented a check for $2,850 to the Brazosport >> HIS EMPTY CHAIR WHERE HE SAT AND WHERE HE SPENT SO MUCH TIME JUST LOVING ON THEM, WE'RE JUST GOING TO MISS HIM SO MUCH. A husband, father, papa and beloved coach. “When we hear on the news all the metro beds are full, maybe you don’t think that’s that big of a concern until it’s your loved one who’s on the waiting list.”Once he made it to Oklahoma City, Lesa said COVID-19 began attacking Barry’s organs.“His kidneys, his liver, fluid on the lungs,” she said. At first, they tried to ride it out at home. Post comment . Hit the "Tweet" button at the top ↑ 2. Share your comments about this record. “A lot of the players said when our head coach yelled at us, it was coach Foster that came behind patting us on the back, encouraging us.”Barry was a coach for decades in many sports and different locations, but mostly football in Rush Springs.“His entire life was dedicated to teaching and coaching and mentoring,” Lesa said.The mentoring part was more important to Barry than wins or losses. ABIGAIL: LISA SAID IT STARTED NEW YEAR'S EVE. Find the obituary of Barry Foster (1961 - 2021) from Oklahoma City, OK. Leave your condolences to the family on this memorial page or send flowers to show you care. Those are just some of the ways you can describe Barry Foster, who died Saturday because of COVID-19. The 70-year-old actor had been appearing in the current cast of the long-running West End play Art but was taken ill on Friday. She wants people to know that each number represents a person. And that includes most of all Barry’s love for his wife, children and grandchildren. SHE GOT EMOTIONAL WHEN TALKING ABOUT THE GIFT OF PLASMA THAT HER HUSBAND RECEIVED. “He wasn’t just the patient in 3A, but he was coach Foster.”And his family chooses to focus on how Barry lived, not how he died.“Really felt like the power of prayer was the greatest thing that he could do for anyone,” Lesa said. “Would’ve been celebrating his 60th birthday in May,” Lesa said. “He took it from the football field further. Receive daily coronavirus & public health news straight to your inbox. Grandpa toTravis, Mandy, Bobbie-Lee, Kristopher, Quinn, Evan, Alycia, Mitchell, Benjamin, Ashley and Devin. He was a few months shy of his 60th birthday. AT FIRST THEY TRIED TO RIDE IT OUT AT HOME. He and his family live in the Dallas, TX area. Good performances by Billie Whitelaw (before she goes on to 'The Omen') and Barry Foster (who had worked with Billie Whitelaw in 'Twisted Nerve'). IN 2018, HE WAS INDUCTED INTO THE OKLAHOMA COACHES HALL OF FAME FOR HIS WORK ON AND OFF THE FIELD. ABIGAIL: BARRY WAS A COACH FOR DECADES, IN MANY SPORTS AND DIFFERENT LOCATIONS BUT MOSTLY FOOTBALL IN RUSH SPRINGS, OKLAHOMA. Barry was a coach for decades in many sports and different locations, but mostly football in Rush Springs. “He wasn’t just the patient in 3A, but he was coach Foster.”. Barry Foster starred in Hitchcock's Frenzy Actor Barry Foster, best known for his role as the 1970s TV detective Van der Valk, has died after a suspected heart attack. The problem was that hospitals were already maxed out with patients. Maddie is a 5-month-old SharPei mix who, according to her foster mom, is the sweetest dog and has the best personality! That’s when they decided he needed higher-level care.”. Dr Foster and his wife Marcia have two children, Ryan and Carly as well as 3 family dogs. They moved to … The problem was that hospitals were already maxed out with patients. January 8, 2021 Barry Foster. At the age of 20 he won a scholarship to the Central School of Speech and Drama where he befriended future playwright Harold Pinter. “They called code blue on him,” Lesa said. “We’re just going to miss him so much.”Lesa also wanted to say if you have recovered from COVID-19, please donate your plasma. Abigail Ogle spoke with his wife about his legacy on and off the field, his passion for his family and his battle with COVID-19. Hanson: Jim Norton. Local hall of fame coach Barry Foster dies due to COVID-19, Donors share stories as OBI continues plea for people to donate convalescent plasma. In 2018, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Coaches Hall of Fame for his work on and off the field. “But that was his desire to take care of us.”. ABIGAIL: LISA TELLS ME MORE THAN ANYTHING, SHE WILL MISS THEIR FAMILY TIME, THOUGH SUNDAY NIGHT MEALS WITH THE BIG FAMILY WHERE THE GRAND KIDS LOVED TO PILE IN PAPA'S LAP. Those are just some of the ways you can describe hall of fame coach Barry Foster, who died Saturday because of COVID-19. ABIGAIL: AFTER A FEW NIGHTS AT THE HOSPITAL, COACH FOSTER CONTINUED TO GET WORSE. YOU SPOKE TO HIS WIFE OF 35 YEARS. Barry coached at Rush Springs, Marlow, Cache, and Duncan schools throughout his career. He is currently 51 years old. Discover what happened on t… Barry got four units of blood, too. He was put on the ventilator at that point. The mentoring part was more important to Barry than wins or losses. They share their home with 2 cats, Francis and Sammy, and a … He was put on the ventilator at that point. Their rapid tests both came back negative, but they had symptoms and they had been exposed.The two took another test that came back positive. “When we hear on the news all the metro beds are full, maybe you don’t think that’s that big of a concern until it’s your loved one who’s on the waiting list.”. News Update for 1/7/21. He was a few months shy of his 60th birthday. Survived by his wife Gail, Father of Mark, Robin, Kelly, Willie (Christina) and Deana (son in law Paul). One of their recipes for its … Van der Valk and his wife (Joanna Dunham) are terrorized after the detective accidentally kills a criminal. “His entire life was dedicated to teaching and coaching and mentoring,” Lesa said. LISA GOT BETTER BUT BARRY WAS DECLINING. “A bed became available literally moments before they signed off on a flight plan with Albuquerque to come and pick him up,” she said. “Would’ve been celebrating his 60th birthday in May,” Lesa said. Barry worked for Southwest Canners in Portales. ABIGAIL: AND THAT INCLUDES MOST OF ALL, COACH FOSTER'S LOVE FOR HIS WIFE, KIDS, AND GRANDCHILDREN. “We’re just going to miss him so much.”. It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. ABIGAIL: AND THAT MENTORING PART WAS MORE IMPORTANT TO BARRY THAN WINS OR LOSSES. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. He worked as a teacher and coach until his retirement. Lesa also wanted to say if you have recovered from COVID-19, donate your plasma. >> THEY CALLED CODE BLUE ON HIM, PHYSICIANS AND NURSES AND THE CODE TEAM CAME FROM EVERY CORNER OF THE HOSPITAL. With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Barry Foster of Kyle, Saskatchewan, born in Estevan, Saskatchewan, who passed away on August 12, 2020 at the age of 75. Some of his hobbies include spending time with family and friends, golfing, skiing, traveling and summer weekends in Ocean City, Maryland. “His kidneys, his liver, fluid on the lungs,” she said. Barry Newman was born in 1930s. >> WE WERE GOING TO HAVE TO TRANSPORT HIM TO ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO. “His kidneys, his liver, fluid on the lungs,” she said. She rushed him to the emergency room, where they learned he had pneumonia. “But that was his desire to take care of us.”Lesa told KOCO 5 that, more than anything, she’ll miss their family time – those Sunday night meals with their big family where all the grandchildren loved to pile on papa’s lap.“His empty chair, you know, where he sat and where he spent so much time just loving on them,” she said. SHE ALSO URGES EVERYONE TO DONATE BLOO. “Something was wrong. She got emotional when talking about the gift of plasma her husband received, saying it gave him time and gave the family hope. Barry Foster Obituary. Barry Foster, the West End actor who was best known for playing the television detective Piet Van der Valk in the 1970s, died suddenly yesterday at the age of 70. “You don’t fully understand how the virus can overtake a healthy person and go from health to death in two weeks.”. “The majority of his coaching years, he was an assistant,” Lesa said. “What’s so unique about him was his love for everybody he came in contact with,” Dilbeck said. 'We’re just going to miss him so much': Wife remembers beloved coach who died of COVID-19, >> HE CONTINUED TO HAVE FEVER AND CHILLS WHICH WAS OUR MAJOR INDICATOR THAT HE JUST WASN'T REBOUNDING. “We laugh at how he tracked everybody, going from point A to point B,” Lesa said. Homer Martinez is survived by his wife Emily Martinez; his daughter Terry Martinez Dore and son-in-law Alan Dore; his daughter Shelly Martinez Holland and son-in-law John Holland; Son-in-law Barry Foster; 10 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren. The mentoring part was more important to Barry than wins or losses. He was different,” Lesa said. “Physicians and nurses and the code team came from every corner of the hospital. Reverend Martinez was born in San Antonio, TX on Feb.10,1930. They were his kids, treated them as their own children,” Oklahoma City Public Schools Athletics Director Todd Dilbeck said. HE WAS PUT ON THE VENTILATOR AT THAT POINT AND THAT'S WHEN THEN DECIDED THAT HE NEEDED HIGHER LEVEL CARE. Foster was married to the singer and former actress Judith Shergold, in one of show business's happiest and most durable alliances. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). He was a few months shy of his 60th birthday.Lesa Foster, his wife of 35 years and the executive director of the American Cancer Society, said it all started New Year’s Eve. JESSICA: KOCO'S ABIGAIL OGLE IS HERE WITH US. Barry Foster, DVM Dr. Foster graduated from Purdue and has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1990, and has been at the Eagle Creek Animal Clinic since 1991. “A father and a grandfather and a football coach,” Lesa said. “Really felt like the power of prayer was the greatest thing that he could do for anyone,” Lesa said. Her husband, Barry Foster, is a … In 1955, Barry Foster married Judith Shergold, the singer and actress. of 1983) while attending ENMU-R. Copy and paste this as text into your genealogy software or website. Please accept Echovita’s sincere condolences. ABIGAIL: AND THAT IS EVIDENT ON THIS FACEBOOK PAGE, MEMORIES POURING IN FROM FRIENDS AND FORMER ATHLETES. He was 59 years old. THEY TOOK ANOTHER TEST AND THAT CAME BACK POSITIVE. Children: Miranda Foster, Joanna Foster (both actresses) and Jason. Dilbeck was one of Barry’s closest friends. He was a few months shy of his 60th birthday.Lesa Foster, his wife of 35 years and the executive director of the American Cancer Society, said it all started New Year’s Eve. Brazosport College instructor Dr. Barry Foster lost his wife to endometrial clear-cell carcinoma in July. WE HEAR ON THE NEWS THAT ALL THE METRO BEDS ARE FULL, MAYBE YOU DON'T THINK THAT THAT'S BIG PERFECT A CONCERN UNTIL IT'S YOUR LOVED ONE WHO IS ON THE WAITING LIST. Barry got four units of blood, too. And that is evident on a Facebook page, where memories are pouring in from friends and former athletes. Copy to clipboard. In 1963, he also acted on Broadway, San Francisco and Los Angeles in a double bill: 'The Private Ear' and 'The Public Eye' by Peter Shaffer. “He was gruff on the outside, but he had the biggest heart.”. Foster passed away in February 2002 at the age of 71. He was admitted to the hospital immediately. After Foster's death, a trust was set up, titled the Barry Foster Memorial Award, to help disabled children become involved in the theatre. Foster has been practicing in Audubon, PA for close to 30 years, providing care to patients of all ages. He was 59 years old.“Would’ve been celebrating his 60th birthday in May,” Lesa said.She wants people to know that each number represents a person.“A father and a grandfather and a football coach,” Lesa said. Barry got four units of blood, too. “Physicians and nurses and the code team came from every corner of the hospital. “His empty chair, you know, where he sat and where he spent so much time just loving on them,” she said. OKLAHOMA CITY — Barry Foster – a beloved husband, father, papa and local hall of fame coach from Rush Springs High School – has died of COVID-19. >> WE LAUGH HOW HE TRACKED EVERYBODY WHEN THEY WERE GOING FROM POINT A TO POINT B. Barry died on Jan. 16. Apparently, those making the calls have a lot of information about the recipients which makes them sound legitimate. HE TREATED THEM LIKE HIS OWN CHILDREN. ABIGAIL: THAT HIGHER LEVEL OF CARE WAS IN THE OKLAHOMA CITY METRO, THE PROBLEM, HOSPITAS ALREADY MAXED OUT WITH PATIENTS. She said you don’t realize how important that is until your loved one needs it and needs it fast. https://bit.ly/39L1VlT He was a few months shy of his 60th birthday. Suggest an alternative. John Barry Foster's acting career began and ended on the stage. Lesa told KOCO 5 that they were going to have to transfer him to Albuquerque, New Mexico. In 2018, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Coaches Hall of Fame for his work on and off the field. Dilbeck was one of Barry’s closest friends. And his family chooses to focus on how Barry lived, not how he died. That’s when they decided he needed higher-level care.”That higher level of care was in the Oklahoma City metro. “When we hear on the news all the metro beds are full, maybe you don’t think that’s that big of a concern until it’s your loved one who’s on the waiting list.”. ABIGAIL: ONCE HE MADE IT TO O.K.C., COVID BEGAN ATTACKING BARRY'S ORGANS. ABIGAIL: JANUARY 16, COACH BARRY FOSTER PASSED AWAY AT 59 YEARS OLD. They had three children. “We’re just going to miss him so much.”. Lesa got better, but Barry was declining. Barry Royal Foster, 44, of Wilkesboro passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at his home. Both of their daughters, Miranda and Joanna, have become actresses. She got emotional when talking about the gift of plasma her husband received, saying it gave him time and gave the family hope. Their rapid tests both came back negative, but they had symptoms and they had been exposed. “They called code blue on him,” Lesa said. 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