We honor Foursquare servants who went to be with the Lord. The following list reflects data compiled through January 9, 2019.


December 2018

Rev. Barbara Edwards

Deceased: Dec. 11, 2018
Last appointment: missions personnel, Foursquare Missions International

Rev. James Robert Hill

Deceased: Apr. 14, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Central Pacific District

Rev. Stephen LeSare James

Deceased: Dec. 30, 2018
Last appointment: retired; Central Pacific District

Rev. Rafael Torres Sr.

Deceased: Dec. 10, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, Lancaster Templo El Oasis Foursquare Church in Lancaster, Calif.


November 2018

Rev. John M. Edgar Jr.

Deceased: Nov. 5, 2018
Last appointment: chaplain, Northeast Atlantic District

Rev. John Loredo

Deceased: Nov.10, 2018
Last appointment: assisting minister, Escondido Christian Center (Escondido Foursquare Church) in Escondido, Calif.

Rev. Glen E. Mickel

Deceased: Nov. 16, 2018
Last appointment: missions personnel, Foursquare Missions International; assisting minister, Westside (Bend Foursquare Church) in Bend, Ore.

Rev. Charles Shaw

Deceased: Nov. 15, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, Trinity Faith (Perris Trinity Faith Foursquare Church) in Perris, Calif.


October 2018

Rev. Mary Gribbons

Deceased: Oct. 10, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Heartland District

Rev. Dixie Love

Deceased: Oct. 4, 2018
Last appointment: retired, MidSouth District

Rev. Harold Mansfield

Deceased: Oct. 21, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Northwest District

Rev. Lillian Nelson

Deceased: Oct. 18, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Pacific Southwest District

Rev. Wayne Todd

Deceased: Oct. 16, 2018
Last appointment: retired, North Pacific District

Rev. Thomas Wesley

Deceased: Oct. 25, 2018
Last appointment: chaplain, Foursquare Chaplains International


September 2018

Rev. Gay R. Frisinger

Deceased: Sept. 19, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Heartland District

Rev. Carolyn A. Henderson

Deceased: Sept. 16, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Southeast District

Rev. Perry J. McGaffee

Deceased: Sept. 19, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Central Pacific District

Rev. Richard G. Reisner

Deceased: Oct. 3, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Southern California District


August 2018

Rev. Norman Rogers

Deceased: Aug. 8, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Gateway District

Rev. Donald Rudd

Deceased: Aug. 14, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Heartland District

Rev. Kathleen Mericle

Deceased: Aug. 17, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Pacific Southwest District

Rev. Helen Millen

Deceased: Aug. 29, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Heartland District

Rev. Herbert Liquidano

Deceased: Sept. 2, 2018
Last appointment: co-pastor, Iglesia Palabra Viva (Lancaster West Hispanic Foursquare Church) in Lancaster, Calif.

Rev. Steve Overton

Deceased: Sept. 2, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, Christian Chapel (Moreno Vly Christian Chapel Foursquare Church) in Moreno Valley, Calif.

Rev. Francine Beaser

Deceased: Sept. 3, 2018
Last appointment: assisting minister, Kings Grace Fellowship (Junction City Foursquare Church) in Junction City, Ore.

Rev. Dorothy Gardner

Deceased: Sept. 4, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Foursquare Gospel Church of Canada


July 2018

Rev. Donnie Eddings

Deceased: Jul. 1, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Southern California District

Rev. Marjorie Kitchell

Deceased: Jul. 31, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Pacific Southwest District

Rev. Ralph H. Melton

Deceased: Jun. 18, 2018
Last appointment: assisting minister, Living Way (Columbus Foursquare Church) in Columbus, Ga.

Rev. Frank Schippell

Deceased: Jun. 4, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Pacific Southwest District

Rev. Bill Westbrook

Deceased: Jul. 15, 2018
Last appointment: assisting minister, Restoring Hope (Dallas Foursquare Church) in Dallas, N.C.


June 2018

Rev. Gary Bowser

Deceased: Jun. 20, 2018
Last appointment: assisting minister, Harvest Community Church (Concord Northwest Foursquare Church) in Concord, N.C.

Rev. Gaye Egel

Deceased: Apr. 22, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Gateway District

Rev. Bruce Gilbert

Deceased: Apr. 21, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, New Hope Fellowship (Rosenberg Foursquare Church) in Rosenburg, Texas

Rev. Jesse Martinez

Deceased: Apr. 21, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, First Latin America (Lubbock First Latin Foursquare Church) in Lubbock, Texas

Rev. Melvin Jack Rowe

Deceased: May 22, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Heartland District

Rev. Harold J. Smith

Deceased: May 9, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Northeast Atlantic District

Rev. Henry Tavares

Deceased: May 31, 2018
Last appointment: assisting minister, Word of God Church (Hilo 2 Foursquare Church) in Hilo, Hawaii

Rev. Olan Taylor

Deceased: May 23, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Southern California District


April 2018

Rev. Arnold R. Larum

Deceased: Apr. 1, 2018
Last appointment: retired minister, Foursquare Missions International

Rev. Marvin Price

Deceased: Apr. 3, 2018
Last appointment: retired minister, Southeast District


March 2018

Rev. Ralph Barbour

Deceased: Mar. 17, 2018
Last appointment: chaplain, Disaster Relief Division, Foursquare Chaplains International

Rev. Richard Barraza

Deceased: Jan. 6, 2018
Last appointment: minister in transition, Central Pacific District

Rev. Ben Blakeslee

Deceased: Feb. 28, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, Hope Center (Billings Southside Foursquare Church) in Billings, Mont.

Rev. Rose Callans

Deceased: Mar. 20, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Gateway District

Rev. Dorothy Ewalt

Deceased: Feb. 25, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Gateway District

Rev. Ira Frazier

Deceased: Mar. 26, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Southeast District

Rev. Larry Horinek

Deceased: Mar. 20, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, Hingham Foursquare Church in Hingham, Mont.

Rev. Haruko Spring Iwata

Deceased: Feb. 28, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, San Fernando Valley Japanese Foursquare Church in North Hollywood, Calif.

Rev. Opal Underwood

Deceased: Feb. 27, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Pacific Southwest District


February 2018

Rev. Vonitta Guney-Boylan

Deceased: Feb. 19, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Foursquare Missions International

Rev. Wilma Kardokus

Deceased: Feb. 21, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Gateway District

Rev. Sheldon Koch

Deceased: Feb. 24, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, Hope Community Church (University Place West Foursquare Church) in University Place, Wash.

Rev. Norman Moon

Deceased: Feb. 27, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, River of Life Church (Lakewood North Foursquare Church) in Denver

Rev. Linda Pruitt

Deceased: Feb. 25, 2018
Last appointment: assisting minister, Portland Waterfront Foursquare Church in Portland, Ore.

Rev. Ced Reynolds

Deceased: Mar. 4, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, CentrePoint Christian Fellowship (Chino 2 Foursquare Church) in Chino, Calif.

Rev. J.L. Young

Deceased: Feb. 3, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Southeast District


January 2018

Rev. Pauline Aldridge

Deceased: Jan. 28, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Southeast District

Rev. Edna Bolen

Deceased: Dec. 31, 2017
Last appointment: assisting minister, Udall First Foursquare Church in Udall, Kan.

Rev. J.R. Camfield

Deceased: Jan. 23, 2018
Last appointment: senior pastor, Drifter’s Community & Biker Church (El Paso Northeast Foursquare Church) in El Paso, Texas

Rev. Mollie Chaves

Deceased: Jan. 13, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Foursquare Missions International

Rev. Helen Fisher

Deceased: Nov. 30, 2017
Last appointment: retired, Gateway District

Rev. Richard Hatton

Deceased: Jan. 30, 2018
Last appointment: assisting minister, The Rock (Danville Foursquare Church) in Danville, Calif.

Rev. Walter Lunt

Deceased: Jan. 16, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Northeast Atlantic District

Rev. Wade Swinford

Deceased: Jan. 18, 2018
Last appointment: assisting minister, Life Spring (Ridgecrest Foursquare Church) in Ridgecrest, Calif.

Rev. Ray Wilson Sr.

Deceased: Jan. 31, 2018
Last appointment: retired, Pacific Southwest District


If a Foursquare credentialed minister in your life has passed away, and you are looking to notify the central office, please contact us by email.

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