History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our Valued Staff

  • Reginald  Rawls

    Reginald Rawls Owner/Funeral Director

    Mr. Rawls is the oldest of 3 children born to the late Lee Renzy Rawls and Viola Rawls. He is a graduate of Chester High School, and Goldey Beacom College majoring in Business Management. After graduating from High School he entered the Air force . After his honorable discharged he pursued his career path at American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Services, Inc in New York. Reggie was employed by the City of Chester as a Housing Inspector for 13 years. During that time he worked with Earl Foster and after completing a one year internship he took the state boards and received his license as a Funeral Director. In 1978 he was hired by Earl Foster as a Licensed Funeral Director. Over the years he established an excellent rapport with Mr. Foster and in 1988 Mr. Rawls purchased the funeral home from Mr. Foster and continued the same tradition of service with dignity and compassion.

    Reggie as he is affectionately called is a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church, a member of Franklin Lodge #58 [email protected] PHA, a life member of NAACP and actively supports his community. Over the years Mr. Rawls has received many community and civic awards for outstanding leadership in Chester and the surrounding areas. . Reginald is married to Carol Jones Rawls and he is the proud father of 4 daughters, 2 sons and 4 grandchildren that he adores.

  • Kyle Rawls

    Kyle Rawls Funeral Director

    Kyle is the oldest son of the current owner of the Earl L. Foster Funeral Home. He is a 1988 graduate of Concord High School in Wilmington, DE and a 1994 graduate of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore where he received his degree in Business Management. He also received a degree in Mortuary Science at American Academy McCallister Institute of Funeral Service, Inc. Kyle joined his father as an intern in the business in 1995. After serving an internship at the Earl Foster Funeral Home and passing the state board, he received his funeral director's license in 1997. Together they operate the Earl Foster Funeral Home. Kyle is very active with young people in Chester and surrounding areas. He is a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Kyle coaches and serves on the Board of Directors for the Team Jameer Nelson Basketball Team. Kyle is married to Tiyeast Rawls and the proud father of 2 sons, Kyson and Kye.

  • Kevin  Rawls

    Kevin Rawls Funeral Staff

    Kevin is the youngest brother of Reginald Rawls, owner of the Earl Foster Funeral Home. He is the all around person on the job. He also joined his brother in the funeral business and works along side of Reggie and Kyle doing whatever is necessary to improve the business and preserve the rich heritage left by the Fosters. He also works as a Housing Manager in the Chester Community and he is a faithful member of Temple Baptist Church. Kevin is married to Renee Rawls and is the proud father of 2 children, Damon and Ashley and grandfather of two.

  • Valerie  Rawls

    Valerie Rawls Administrative Assistant

    Valerie is the sister of the owner and works as time allows as a lady attendant. She is a former Airline Attendant and adds her ability to work with people and assist in the administrative end of the business.

  • Chenelle  Evans

    Chenelle Evans Assistant Office Administrator

    Chenelle works as the Assistant Office Administrator and brings strong interpersonal skills to the business. She is a graduate of Bloomsburg University and the youngest member of the firm.

  • Geraldine Whittington- Corbitt

    Geraldine Whittington- Corbitt Staff/Lady Attendant

    Geraldine Whittington-Corbitt joined the Earl L. Foster Funeral Home staff in 1985, under the direction of Mr. Earl L. Foster himself.
    The wife of Alonzo I. Corbitt, together they have 2 daughters, Martina & Vanessa Corbitt. Mrs. Corbitt is a life time member of Siloam United Methodist Church in Chester, PA, serving on the Trustee & Steward Board.
    She believes that, "Through Christ all things are possible."

    Alleluia, Salvation, and Glory, and Honour, and Power, unto the Lord our God: Rev. 19:1.

  • Beverly  Harris

    Beverly Harris Staff/Lady Attendant

    Beverly Harris serves on the funeral support staff. The support staff collectively brings over 30 years business experience and continues to be the public face of the business.

  • Alvin  Herring

    Alvin Herring Staff

    The male support staff provides both internal and onsite support for the whole team. Collectively they have been with the funeral home for over 40 years.

  • Anthony  Howie

    Anthony Howie Staff/Male Attendant

    The male support staff provides both internal and onsite support for the whole team. Collectively they have been with the funeral home for over 40 years.

  • Derrick  Price

    Derrick Price Staff/Male Attendant

    The male support staff provides both internal and onsite support for the whole team. Collectively they have been with the funeral home for over 40 years.

  • Lamont  Stokes

    Lamont Stokes Staff/Male Attendant

    The male support staff provides both internal and onsite support for the whole team. Collectively they have been with the funeral home for over 40 years.

  • Marvin  Freeman

    Marvin Freeman Staff/Male Attendant

    Marvin has been with the Earl Foster Funeral Home for many years. He provides both on and off site support for the funeral home and families.

  • Mujhaid Fareed

    Mujhaid Fareed

  • Tiyeast Rawls

    Tiyeast Rawls

  • Angelique White

    Angelique White Administrative Assistant