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James William "Saint" Foreman

July 23, 1941 ~ May 24, 2022 (age 80)

Obituary

Mr. James William “Saint” Foreman, 80, of Gaithersburg, Md went Home to be with the Lord on May 24, 2022. He was the husband of Carolyn Bernice Foreman, whom he married in 1978. 

  

Born July 23, 1941 in Frederick, Saint was the son of the late John R., Jr. and Mildred (Pryor) Foreman. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Frederick and began his professional career immediately. Saint was a very hard-working and dedicated employee during his lengthy years of work service. He went on to work for the City of Rockville for 20 years and then the City of Gaithersburg for 12 years. He also worked for Montgomery County Public Schools as a building service manager for 48 years. Mr. Foreman was so well-known and well-loved in the City of Gaithersburg that in 2006 the city decreed a commemorative day for him, January 26th. He retired after 42 years of public service, and then became a private school bus driver for Coughlin Transportation for over 20 years, serving Sidwell Friends and Our Lady of Good Council High School. Mr. Foreman was a Mason and a member of the James Stewart Lodge in New Market, Md. He was an avid motorcyclist and a founding member of Earth, Wheels & Fire MC. He enjoyed hunting deer, squirrel and rabbits, and he also loved drag racing and race cars.  

  

In addition to his wife, Carolyn, Saint is survived by five children, Kimberly Foreman, Darrell Foreman & wife Kristen, Lisa Graham, Darice Foreman, and Cheanta Foreman; siblings John “Bobby” Foreman III & wife Janet, Dorothy “Sista” Allen, and Raymond Foreman & wife Brenda; Uncles, David Foreman, Kenneth Foreman and wife Irene, George Fredericks and wife Debbie, and Herman Fredericks;  Aunt Emma Foreman Naylor and husband James; Grandchildren, James “J.J.” Morrison, Darrell Foreman, Jr.(Casey),  Derrick Dorsey (Betsy), Chineasia Simpson, Brittney Foreman Ferguson(Mike)  Deakon Foreman, Kamiyah Hall, Chaniea Hall, and Jakovi “J.R.” Rollins, Timeka Thomas, Shawntel Dow, British Washington and Lisa Peoples; 15 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his grandparents John Foreman, Sr. and wife Nellie, Charles and Cordell Fosset Pryor; Step Grandmother Bert Fredericks Foreman; two brothers, Donald “Duck” Foreman and Richard Foreman; Grandsons, Darnell Foreman, and Tyrell Foreman; A nephew, Deonte Foreman in addition to Aunts and Uncles from the Pryor & Foreman family.  

 

We would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Holy Cross Hospital of Germantown, Md and Washington Adventist Hospital in Tacoma Park, MD for their highest care and concern. 

  

Visitation will be held for family on Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Resthaven Funeral Home & Community Center, 9501 Catoctin Mountain Hwy. in Frederick, where a funeral service will begin at 12:00 PM on Saturday. Floral tributes are welcome, or in lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity on one’s choice.  

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 18, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
9501-B Catoctin Mtn.. Hwy.
Frederick, MD 21701

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 18, 2022

12:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
9501-B Catoctin Mtn.. Hwy.
Frederick, MD 21701

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