James Aaron Foust, age 20, of Harriman passed away Sunday February 3, 2013 in Knoxville.
Aaron was born May 14, 1992 in Oak Ridge to Kevin and Cheri Foust. Aaron grew up in the Oak Ridge Church of God where his grandfather J.C. Bandy pastored. He was a graduate of Oliver Springs High School where he was a four year member of the football team. Aaron was awarded numerous awards during his football career; 2007 Best Defensive Lineman, 2008 Best Defensive Lineman, Best Offensive Lineman, All County Defensive Lineman, All Region Offensive Line, All Tri County Defensive Line, 2009 Best Defensive Lineman, Best Offensive Line, District 4-A All District Team, All Region Team, All County Team, All Tri County Team, and the WECO Ambulatory Care Center 2009 High School Football Lineman Award. Aaron was attending Tennessee Tech in his junior year majoring in Environmental Geology and was a member of the Sigma Pi Epsilon Fraternity.
Aaron is survived by his parents Kevin and Cheri Bandy Foust of Harriman. Grandparents Frank and Tommie Foust of Oak Ridge and James and Betty Bandy of Harriman. Uncles Kim Foust of Tampa, FL, Dale Bandy and his wife the late Tracy Bandy of Knoxville, David and Phyllis Bandy of Harriman, TN, Brother Kevin Foust, II of Harriman, twin sister Alex Foust of Harriman, nephew Kolton Richardson. Cousins David and Robin Bandy, Amy and Evan Hutcheson, Erika Bandy, Carla Ford, and Zach Ford.
A funeral service will be held Thursday February 7, 2013 8:00pm at Heritage Fellowship Church with Pastor Jeff Blackburn and Rev. David Bandy Jr. officiating. A graveside service will be held Friday February 8, 2013 11:00am at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the church.
In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Oliver Springs High School Football Program. A check can be submitted to OSHS with Aaron Foust in the memo section. This will honor his first true love, OSHS football.