Ricky D Foster was a prominent businessman in Franklin County for over 32 years. He was the owner of Ricky Foster Homebuilder for over 10 years. He purchased Cumberland Valley Concrete Inc located in Winchester TN in July 1988. He later purchased another Redi Mix Company in Tullahoma TN which became plant #2 owned by Cumberland Valley Concrete Inc. He established and owned Foster Trucking LLC which hauled the sand, stone and cement for Cumberland Valley Concrete Inc. He sold this company in September of 1999. In July of 2000 he purchased Interstate Block Inc and was running this company along with his two sons Brad and Bryan Foster who still own and operate Foster Trucking LLC and Interstate Block Inc. today after his sudden death on November 1, 2009.
He helped develop several subdivisions in Franklin Co. such as Bell Acres Estate, Crimson Estate and Stonefield Heights. He was a partner in Franklin Co Financial Services and an Originator and served on the Board of Directors of First Vision Bank of TN. He was the sponsor of several little league, babe ruth, and soccer teams. He enjoyed being around and helping people.