Path Valley Speedway honored a Path Valley Native, Foster “Doc” Junkins, who recently passed away unexpectedly with the Foster “Doc” Junkins Memorial Saturday. Junkins was a friend to everyone he met and was a graduate of Fannett-Metal High School. He served as a marksman and a crypto intelligence operator in the United States Army in the Vietnam War. He was a devoted Christian who loved his family and his country.

Junkins was a renowned weightlifter, bodybuilder and personal trainer, winning the Masters Mr. America AAU Bodybuilding Competition overall at 51 years of age, and collected many prestigious awards in later years. 

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