Kevin L. Foster

CENTRALIA — Kevin L. Foster, 57, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia.

He was born November 1, 1963, in Breese, the son of Roland Foster and Helen Foster, and mother, Carol (Melton) Heuser.

In addition to his father and mother, Roland Foster of Centralia and Carol Heuser of Centralia, he is also survived by three children: Tiffany Diel of Centralia, Ashtin Murray of Centralia and Justin Murray of Centralia; four grandchildren: Kai-lynn, Karsyn, Keigyn, and Noah; four siblings: Kenny Foster and wife Betty of Centralia, Angela Mathis of Centralia, Vikki Foster of Centralia and Stacy Green and Randy of Trenton; eight nieces and nephews: Kandra Means, Heather Turczi, Taylor Rogers, Jerry Turczi, Corey Foster, Kyle Foster, Zack Foster, and Jordan Foster; several great-nieces and great-nephew; and his trustworthy four-legged companion: Eli.

He was preceded in death by his stepmother: Helen Foster, his grandparents: Elsie Roberts, Charlie and Irene Foster, and George and Gladys Melton, and a nephew: Jason Turczi.

Kevin was a hard worker all of his life. He enjoyed gardening and just being outdoors. Kevin always posted on Facebook about having a “Sawdust Meeting”.

Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia. Graveside services for Kevin Foster will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Centralia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Six Lemons and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Foster family.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting and the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home Facebook page.