James T. "J.T." Foor, 82, died early Monday morning at Valley View Home.
He was born in Duncansville, son of the late Frank E. and Grace E. (Leonard) Foor. He married Doris L. Mentzer on June 4, 1949, in Cumberland, Md., and she preceded him in death on Oct. 5, 2004.
Surviving are three children: Steven J. and wife, Betsey, of Altoona, Cindy L. McCarty and husband, Michael, of East Freedom and Gail E. Tippett and husband, Ray, of Altoona; seven grandchildren: Mindy Arnold, Nathan McCarty and wife, Samantha, Heather Wertz and husband, Brad, Amanda Walker and husband, Justin, Bradley Tippett and wife, Krista, Aaron Tippett and wife, Sheena, and Lance Tippett; 10 great-grandchildren; and three siblings: Ruth Ann McFarlin, Vaughn and Jeff.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald.
J.T. was a 1949 graduate of Altoona High School and a member of the U.S. Navy Reserve. He retired as a district training coordinator from PennDOT in 1977.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday July 5, 2012, and 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 6, 2012, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Pastor Lou Hileman officiating. Interment will be made at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lighthouse Fellowship, P.O. Box 208, Altoona, PA 16603.